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22%OFFDot May Dunn - Twelve Babies on a Bike: Diary of a Pupil Midwife - 9781409120100 - V9781409120100
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Twelve Babies on a Bike: Diary of a Pupil Midwife

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Description for Twelve Babies on a Bike: Diary of a Pupil Midwife Paperback. A young midwife's account of her training in the Midlands in the 1950s. A SUNDAY TIMES bestseller. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKEM; 3JJPG; BM; MQD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 133 x 18. Weight in Grams: 260.

A young midwife's account of her training in the Midlands in the 1950s. A SUNDAY TIMES bestseller.

It's 1957, and in a shattered post-war world, life goes on. Dot, a pupil midwife, negotiates the streets on her trusty old bicycle - come rain or shine - to help women in need.

Living and working under the supervision of the strict Mrs O'Reilly, she must complete her training with twelve deliveries: there's Mrs Wardle who lives in a seedy slum; the eighth Clarke baby, born in an unusual place; the superstitious Wests, desperate for a boy; baby Murphy who ... Read more

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Product Details

Publisher
Orion Publishing Co
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
Number of Pages
272
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781409120100
SKU
V9781409120100
Shipping Time
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Ref
99-10

About Dot May Dunn
Dot May Dunn was born in Derbyshire, the daughter of a miner. In 1951 she joined the newly established NHS as a pre-nursing student at Leicester Royal Infirmary, eventually becoming a Research Fellow at St Bartholomew's London and the London Hospital Medical College. She has four nursing qualifications and 50 years on the 'coal face' behind her. She divides her ... Read more

Reviews for Twelve Babies on a Bike: Diary of a Pupil Midwife
there are times for laughter and tears with Dunn's storytelling reminiscent of the anecdotal writings of James Herriot and Richard Gordon.
SOUTH WALES ARGUS

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