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The Midwife's Sister By Christine Lee

The Midwife's Sister by Christine Lee

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Summary

The story of Jennifer Worth, of Call the Midwife, and her sister Christine Lee

The Midwife's Sister Summary

The Midwife's Sister: The Story of Call The Midwife's Jennifer Worth by her sister Christine by Christine Lee

'Our childhood came to an end when our parents parted and from then on Jennifer was placed in the impossible position of having to be a parent to me, her sister. I shall always be grateful for her protection . . .'

Millions have fallen in love with Jennifer Worth and her experiences in the East End as chronicled in Call the Midwife but little is known about her life outside this period. Now, in this moving and evocative memoir, Jennifer's sister, Christine, takes us from their early idyllic years to the cruelty and neglect they suffered after their parents divorced, from Jennifer being forced to leave home at fourteen to their training as nurses.

After leaving nursing Jennifer took up a career in music, her first love, and Christine became a sculptor, but through marriages and children, joy and heartbreak, their lives remained intertwined. Absorbing and emotional, The Midwife's Sister by Christine Lee is testimony to an enduring bond between two extraordinary women.

About Christine Lee

Christine Lee was born in Watford in 1938 and began her working life training as a nurse. Now a renowned figurative sculptor, among her best-known works is the remarkable Commemorative Fountain outside the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford upon Avon.

Additional information

GOR006506757
9781447282648
1447282647
The Midwife's Sister: The Story of Call The Midwife's Jennifer Worth by her sister Christine by Christine Lee
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Pan Macmillan
2015-03-12
320
N/A
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