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Farewell to the East End

2009 edition
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London's East End in the 1950s was a vibrant place - a close-knit community where children made playgrounds of bombsites, and where a lively social scene thrived.  It was into this world that Jennifer Worth entered as a young midwife.

Following on from the bestselling Call the Midwife and Shadows of the Workhouse, Jennifer continues her story.  Post-war life could be a struggle - the devastating effects of TB, dangerous backstreet abortions, people driven to extremes by poverty - but there was also warmth and hunour.  Life Megan'mave - identical twins who share the same browbeaten husband; the ecentric Sister Monica Jean; and gauche debutant Chummy who wants to be a missionary.

As the 1960s dawned, docklands began to change beyond all recognition. Farewell to the East End chronicles the lives, culture and stories of a bygone era.

Author Jennifer Worth
Publisher Phoenix
Type Paperback
Condition Good
Series Call the Midwife
SeriesNumber 3
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