The Secrets of Midwives

The Secrets of Midwives

A Novel

Book - 2015
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"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 coworkers 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 life-changing consequences for them all"--Dust jacket flap.
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, ©2015.
ISBN: 9781250051899
Characteristics: viii, 308 pages ;,25 cm


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CatherineG_1 May 12, 2018

Recommended by a customer. Interesting story about a family of midwives who have some amazing experiences with their patients and each other.

Jan 14, 2018

2.5 stars. I chose this book at the library entirely based on a cover blurb by liane moriarty. I have no particular interest in midwifery, but this was a quick and pleasant read.

LoganLib_Dove Nov 25, 2016

This book really warms your heart and reminds you about the importance of family! I read it in one day, it was that easy to read. The book has an excellent ending and is perfect for anyone needing a book to take them away from life. Once the book has ended, the reader re-enters their world with more engagement and passion for life than before.

Nov 14, 2015

It was somewhat slow for the first two/thirds but then really picked up on interest. Great ending !!!

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