Once a Midwife by Patricia Harman audiobook

Once a Midwife: A Hope River Novel

By Patricia Harman
Read by Tavia Gilbert

HarperAudio, HarperCollins 9780062869333

The Hope River Series: Book 4

11.18 Hours Unabridged
Format: CD (In Stock)
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Welcome back to Hope River in New York Times bestselling author Patricia Harman’s newest novel as midwife Patience Hester, along with her family and friends, face the challenges of the home front during World War II. The women of Hope River trust midwife Patience Hester, whose skill in delivering babies is known for miles around. But though the Great Depression is behind them, troubles are not, for Europe is at war…and it can only be a matter of time before the U.S. enters the fray. And while some are eager to join the fight, Patience’s husband, Daniel, is not. Daniel is a patriot—but he saw too much bloodshed during the First World War, and has vowed never to take up arms again. His stance leaves Patience and their four children vulnerable—to the neighbors who might judge them, and to the government, who imprison Daniel for his beliefs. Patience must support their family and fight for her husband’s release despite her own misgivings. And with need greater than ever, she must also keep her practice running during this tumultuous time…relying on generous friends, like Bitsy, who has returned to Hope River, stalwart neighbors, and her own indomitable strength to see them all through.

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Summary

Welcome back to Hope River in New York Times bestselling author Patricia Harman’s newest novel as midwife Patience Hester, along with her family and friends, face the challenges of the home front during World War II.

The women of Hope River trust midwife Patience Hester, whose skill in delivering babies is known for miles around. But though the Great Depression is behind them, troubles are not, for Europe is at war…and it can only be a matter of time before the U.S. enters the fray.

And while some are eager to join the fight, Patience’s husband, Daniel, is not. Daniel is a patriot—but he saw too much bloodshed during the First World War, and has vowed never to take up arms again.

His stance leaves Patience and their four children vulnerable—to the neighbors who might judge them, and to the government, who imprison Daniel for his beliefs.

Patience must support their family and fight for her husband’s release despite her own misgivings. And with need greater than ever, she must also keep her practice running during this tumultuous time…relying on generous friends, like Bitsy, who has returned to Hope River, stalwart neighbors, and her own indomitable strength to see them all through.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Loyal readers will recognize some of Harman’s returning characters, and fans of the BBC’s Call the Midwife and Carol Cassella’s books will enjoy the ways Harman blends her firsthand medical knowledge with immersive historical details.” Booklist
“Fans of Harmon’s series will welcome back these beloved characters and historical fiction devotees will enjoy the period details, emotional insight, and multifaceted protagonists.” Library Journal

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Author Bio: Patricia Harman

Author Bio: Patricia Harman

Patricia Harman, CNM, got her start as a lay midwife on rural communes and went on to become a nurse-midwife on the faculty of Ohio State University, Case Western Reserve University, and West Virginia University. She is the author of two acclaimed memoirs and a novel, The Midwife of Hope River, which was published to critical acclaim.

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Available Formats : CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction/Historical
Runtime: 11.18
Audience: Adult
Language: English