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The midwife of Hope River / Patricia Harman.

Harman, Patricia, 1943- (Author). Wittman, Anne. (Added Author). Harper Audio (Firm) (Added Author).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville BCD F Har (Text) 32604030006151 DCTPLD AD Audio Book Available -
Kendallville PL - Kendallville Main Branch AUDIO FICTION HARMAN Hope.River_#1 (Text) 37516002008500 Adult Audio CD--Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781504646604
  • ISBN: 1504646592
  • ISBN: 9781504646598
  • Physical Description: 10 audio discs (12 hr., 4 min.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [Ashland, Oregon] : Blackstone Audio, Inc. [2015]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Compact discs.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Anne Wittman.
Summary, etc.:
A remarkable new voice in American fiction creates an uplifting novel that celebrates the miracle of life.Midwife Patience Murphy has a gift: a talent for escorting mothers through the challenges of bringing children into the world. Working in the hardscrabble conditions of Appalachia during the Depression, Patience takes the jobs that no one else wants, helping those most in need-and least likely to pay. She knows a successful midwifery practice must be built on a foundation of openness and trust-but the secrets Patience is keeping are far too intimate and fragile for her to ever let anyone in.An honest, moving, and beautifully detailed piece of Americana, Patricia Harman's The Midwife of Hope River rings with authenticity as Patience faces nearly insurmountable difficulties: disease, poverty, and prejudices threaten at every turn. From the dangerous mines of West Virginia to the terrifying attentions of the Ku Klux Klan, Patience must strive to bring new light and life into an otherwise cruel world.
Source of Description Note:
Hard copy version record.
Subject: Midwives > Fiction.
Genre: Audiobooks.

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