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Midwives : a novel

Author: Chris Bohjalian
Publisher: New York : Harmony Books, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The trial of a midwife in 1980s Vermont. Sybil Danforth, with several hundred deliveries to her name, claims the mother was dead when she opened her to save the baby. The prosecution claims the mother was alive and the operation was illegal. The story is narrated by Sybil's daughter, portraying the trial as another round in the persecution of midwives by the New England medical profession.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Legal stories
Medical novels
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bohjalian, Christopher A.
Midwives.
New York : Harmony Books, ©1997
(OCoLC)645871291
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Bohjalian
ISBN: 0517703963 9780517703960 0679771468 9780679771463 060960497X 9780609604977
OCLC Number: 34839705
Description: 312 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: by Chris Bohjalian.
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The trial of a midwife in 1980s Vermont. Sybil Danforth, with several hundred deliveries to her name, claims the mother was dead when she opened her to save the baby. The prosecution claims the mother was alive and the operation was illegal. The story is narrated by Sybil's daughter, portraying the trial as another round in the persecution of midwives by the New England medical profession.

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