The secrets of midwives / Sally Hepworth.
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- ISBN: 9781466852631 (electronic bk)
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2015.
"With empathy and keen insight, Sally Hepworth delivers a page-turning novel about the complex, lovely, and even heartbreaking relationships between mothers and daughters.—Emily GifinThree generations of women Secrets in the present and from the pastA captivating tale of life, loss, and love...Neva Bradley, a third-generation midwife, is determined to keep the details surrounding her own pregnancy—including the identity of the baby's father— hidden from her family and co-workers for as long as possible. Her mother, Grace, finds it impossible to let this secret rest. The more Grace prods, the tighter Neva holds to her story, and the more the lifelong differences between private, quiet Neva and open, gregarious Grace strain their relationship. For Floss, Neva's grandmother and a retired midwife, Neva's situation thrusts her back sixty years in time to a secret that eerily mirrors her granddaughter's—one which, if revealed, will have...
Electronic reproduction. New York : St. Martin's Press, 2015. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 835 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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