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Midwives by Chris Bohjalian - Book Review

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Midwives: A Novel (Vintage Contemporaries) By Chris Bohjalian Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780375706776
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Published: Vintage - November 8th, 1998

Sibyl Danforth, an experienced midwife, must resort to desperate measures to save a baby's life on a cold winter night in a rural VT house. Bohjalian deftly portrays Sibyl's crises - personal, legal, medical and moral and gives us a memorable character in addition to offering an intriguing glimpse into the world of midwifery. ~ Reviewed by Barbara Morrow


Tularosa

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Tularosa: A Kevin Kerney Novel (Kevin Kerney Novels #1) By Michael McGarrity Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780393333992
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 19th, 2009

A top-notch debut novel--lyrical sense of place, vivid characters and non-stop action--with an off-beat historical background and believable protagonist. If you like terrific writing in a fast-paced story, read this! ~ Reviewed by Louise Jones


Dance for the Dead

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Dance for the Dead (Jane Whitefield #2) By Thomas Perry Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780804114257
Availability: Special Order
Published: Ivy Books - March 2nd, 1997

Jane Whitfield protects a youngster whose inheritances puts him in danger and a woman involved in the 5th scandal. Suspenseful and intriguing. ~ Reviewed by Louise Jones


Wrongful Death

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Wrongful Death: A Memoir By Sandra M. Gilbert Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780393315165
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - March 17th, 1997

Her husband's death a mystery, poet and scholar Sandra Gilbert looks to the medical establishment first for answers and, finally, for a measure of accountability. A heartfelt, fascinating read.


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