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Shadows of the workhouse

Jennifer Worth

Shadows of the workhouse

by Jennifer Worth

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Published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poor -- England -- London.,
  • Poverty -- England -- London.,
  • Poplar (London, England) -- Social life and customs.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJennifer Worth.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV4086.L66 W67 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination294 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages294
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23049367M
    ISBN 100297853260
    ISBN 109780297853268
    LC Control Number2008472380

    Jennifer Louise Worth RN RM (née Lee; 25 September – 31 May ) was a British wrote a best-selling trilogy about her work as a nurse and midwife practicing in the poverty-stricken East End of London in the s: Call the Midwife, Shadows of the Workhouse and Farewell to The East End.A television series, Call the Midwife, based on her books, began Born: Jennifer Lee, 25 September , Clacton . ― Jennifer Worth, quote from Shadows of the Workhouse “In large groups of enclosed people who were not allowed out, infectious diseases spread like wildfire. For example, in the s in a workhouse in Kent, it was found that in a child population of one hundred and fifty-four, only three children did not have tuberculosis.”.

    Buy Shadows of the Workhouse by Jennifer Worth online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 3 editions - starting at $ Shop now. Get this from a library! Shadows of the workhouse. [Jennifer Worth] -- The Call the midwife trilogy is comprised of Call the midwife (not included here, c), Shadows of the workhouse (this book, c), and Farewell to the East End (not included here, c).

      Shadows of the Workhouse is, in fact, a much darker book and much sadder as well. Jennifer’s writing remains the same – light and beautiful – but the stories she remembers throughout the pages are blue and truly heartbreaking. In the book you’ll find Jane, who cleaned and helped out at Nonnatus House and was taken to the workhouse as a.   Shadows of the Workhouse (Book): Worth, Jennifer: The sequel to Jennifer Worth's New York Times bestselling memoir and the basis for the PBS series Call the Midwife When twenty-two-year-old Jennifer Worth, from a comfortable middle-class upbringing, went to work as a midwife in the direst section of postwar London, she not only delivered hundreds of .


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Shadows of the Workhouse book. Read 1, reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In this follow up to CALL THE MIDWIFE, Jennifer Worth, /5. SHADOWS OF THE WORKHOUSE is probably my favorite of Shadows of the workhouse book trilogy. Worth's narrative is far darker than the PBS series, and yet also richer in many ways, dotted with bright bits of humor, faith, and her unsentimental glimpses into the durability of the human spirit/5(K).

'The stories of those who lived in the shadow of the workhouse'During the nineteenth century the workhouse cast a shadow over the lives of the poor.

The destitute and the desperate sought refuge within its forbidding walls. As in Worth's first two books, Call the Midwife: A Memoir of Birth, Joy, and Hard Times and Call the Midwife: Shadows of the Workhouse, the vividly portrayed denizens of a postwar East End contend with the trials of extreme poverty—unsanitary conditions, hunger, and disease—and find surprising ways to thrive in their tightly knit community.

This omnibus edition of Call the Midwife, Shadows of the Workhouse and Farewell to the East End chronicles Jennifer Worth's career as a midwife from start to finish, from her arrival in the war-scarred Docklands as a wide-eyed trainee, to the demolition of the tenements and subsequent closure of Nonnatus House.

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Shadows Of The Workhouse () About book: In the second book of the Midwife trilogy, Jennifer Worth gives us a more detailed look at some of her characters. We find out how truly terrible the workhouses were through Jane, her friend Peggy and Peggy’s older brother Frank. In a worthy followup to her first collection of stories of her experience as a young nurse-midwife working closely with an Anglican order of nursing sisters in late s East London, Call the Midwife: Shadows of the Workhouse expertly blends Jennifer Worth's personal witness of real-life patients and colleagues with incisive commentary on the workhouses and wars that had /5(K).

SHADOWS OF THE WORKHOUSE is probably my favorite of the trilogy. Worth's narrative is far darker than the PBS series, and yet also richer in many ways, dotted with bright bits of humor, faith, and her unsentimental glimpses into the durability of the human spirit/5.

When twenty-two-year-old Jennifer Worth, from a comfortable middle-class upbringing, went to work as a midwife in the direst section of postwar London, she not only delivered hundreds of babies and touched many lives, she also became the neighborhood's most vivid chronicler/5(61). Shadows of the Workhouse (eBook): Worth, Jennifer: The sequel to Jennifer Worth's New York Times bestselling memoir and the basis for the PBS series Call the Midwife When twenty-two-year-old Jennifer Worth, from a comfortable middle-class upbringing, went to work as a midwife in the direst section of postwar London, she not only delivered hundreds of.

Finally finished this page book!. It's really 3 books in one: Call the Midwife, Shadows of the Workhouse & Farewell to the East End. The first book was the best, in my opinion. It had lots of stories that I've seen on the PBS series, "Call the Midwife". Book 2 was very sad, but also had some stories that were featured on the TV show/5.

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The sequel to Worth’s Call the Midwife continues with her engaging storytelling, although if you’re reading for additional tales of her experience as a midwife, you won’t find them in this volume. The case is taken to court and Sister Monica Joan becomes a cause celebre.

These stories give a fascinating insight into the lives of the poor in s London, of the shadow of 5/5(1). The sequel to Jennifer Worth's New York Times bestselling memoir and the basis for the PBS series Call the Midwife When twenty-two-year-old Jennifer Worth, from a comfortable middle-class upbringing, went to work as a midwife in the direst section of postwar London, she not only delivered hundreds of babies and touched many lives, she also became 5/5(1).

Shadows Of The Workhouse: The Drama Of Life In Postwar London by Jennifer Worth. A fascinating slice of East End life, from the No.1 bestsellilng author of CALL THE MIDWIFE, soon to be a major BBC TV series.

In this follow up to CALL THE MIDWIFE, Jennifer Worth, a midwife working in the docklands area of East London in the s tells more. The sequel to Jennifer Worth's New York Times bestselling memoir and the basis for the PBS series Call the Midwife.

When twenty-two-year-old Jennifer Worth, from a comfortable middle-class upbringing, went to work as a midwife in the direst section of postwar London, she not only delivered hundreds of babies and touched many lives, she also became the neighborhood's .: Shadows Of The Workhouse () by Worth, Jennifer and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(K).Shadows of the Workhouse (Book): Worth, Jennifer: The second in midwife Jennifer Worth's trilogy of memoirs about her experiences in London's East End in the s, this one focusing on the poor people who grew up in the dreaded workhouse, a Dickensian institution that existed until the middle of the 20th-century.