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First edition cover
|Media type||Print (hardback & paperback)|
|Pages||312 pp (hardback edition)|
|ISBN||0-517-70396-3 (hardback edition)|
|LC Class||PS3552.O495 M5 1997|
On an icy winter night in an isolated house in rural Vermont, a seasoned midwife named Sibyl Danforth takes desperate measures to save a baby's life. She performs an emergency cesarean section on a mother she believes has died of a stroke. But what if Sibyl's patient wasn't dead—and Sibyl inadvertently killed her? Midwives tells the story of Sibyl Danforth from the point of view of her young daughter.
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