The Resource The last midwife, Sandra Dallas

The last midwife, Sandra Dallas

Label
The last midwife
Title
The last midwife
Statement of responsibility
Sandra Dallas
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It is 1880 and Gracy Brookens is the only midwife in a small Colorado mining town where she has delivered hundreds, maybe thousands, of babies in her lifetime. She is a gifted and important resource for the women of her hardscrabble community, a position earned through wisdom and trust. Most women in Swandyke couldn't even imagine getting through their pregnancy and labor without Gracy by their sides. But everything changes when a baby is found dead--and the evidence points to Gracy as the killer. Gracy knows she didn't commit the crime. But her innocence isn't quite that simple, either. She knows things and that's dangerous. Invited into her neighbors' homes during their most intimate times, she can't help what she sees or hears. A woman sometimes says things in the birthing bed, when life and death seem suspended within the same moment. Gracy has always tucked those revelations away, even the confessions that have cast shadows on her heart. With her friends taking sides and a trial looming, Gracy must decide whether it's worth risking everything to prove her innocence
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dallas, Sandra
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3554.A434
LC item number
L37 2015b
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Midwives
  • Infanticide
  • Murder
  • Infanticide
  • Large type books
  • Manners and customs
  • Midwives
  • Murder
  • Colorado
  • Colorado
Label
The last midwife, Sandra Dallas
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2015
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
915159444
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Center Point Large Print edition.
Extent
415 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781628997453
Lccn
2015027751
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Label
The last midwife, Sandra Dallas
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2015
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
915159444
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Center Point Large Print edition.
Extent
415 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781628997453
Lccn
2015027751
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n

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