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The birth house : a novel

McKay, Ami 1968- (Author).

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  • ISBN: 0676977723
  • ISBN: 9780676977721
  • ISBN: 9780676977738 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: x, 387 p. : ill.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: Toronto : Alfred A. Knopf Canada, 2006.

Content descriptions

General Note: LSC 29.95
Canada Reads Top 40 Essential Canadian Novels of the Decade.
2007 winner of the Ontario Library Association Evergreen Award
Canada Reads 2011
Summary, etc.: Practicing midwife Dora Rare works in Scots Bay, Nova Scotia during the early part of the twentieth century, but the midwifery tradition is threatened when medical doctor Gilbert Thomas arrives with promises of fast, painless childbirth.
Immediate Source of Acquisition Note:
LSC 29.95
Subject: Canadian fiction (English)
Midwives -- Fiction
Physicians -- Fiction
Childbirth -- Fiction
World War, 1914-1918 -- Fiction
Scots Bay (N.S.) -- Fiction
Genre: Medical novels.
Historical fiction.


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Stamford FIC McKay 38080005717655 Adult Available -

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