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A Carriage for the Midwife

(2003)
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Born into the squalor of the notorious Ash-Pits, young Susan Lucket is determined to raise herself from her humble origins. Sent to the village school by a discerning patroness and later taught by one of the new 'man-midwives', her intuitive skill at assisting women in childbirth leads to demands for her services from gentlewomen as well as poor cottager's wives and as an independent and unmarried midwife she is far ahead of her time. Yet when Edward Calthorpe, youngest son of the privileged landowner of Bever House, offers her marriage, the memory of her degraded childhood returns to haunt her: and the seduction and betrayal of her beloved younger sister, Polly, by Edward's wayward brother causes deep divisions between her and his family. As Susan discovers that all women share the pain and peril of childhood, whether in a manor house or a hovel she fights for her own right to life and happiness...

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Hardback Editions

March 2004 : UK Hardback
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Title: A Carriage for the Midwife
Author(s): Maggie Bennett
ISBN: 0-7505-2170-8 / 978-0-7505-2170-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Magna Large Print Books
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March 2003 : UK Hardback
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Title: A Carriage For The Midwife
Author(s): Maggie Bennett
ISBN: 1-84413-017-7 / 978-1-84413-017-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Century
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Paperback Editions

November 2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Carriage for the Midwife [by: Maggie Bennett]
Author(s): Maggie Bennett
ISBN: 0-09-957925-1 / 978-0-09-957925-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: ARROW BOOKS LTD
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March 2003 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Carriage For The Midwife
Author(s): Maggie Bennett
ISBN: 0-09-945314-2 / 978-0-09-945314-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Arrow
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Audio Editions

October 2004 : UK Audio Cassette

Title: A Carriage for the Midwife
Author(s): Maggie Bennett
ISBN: 1-85903-728-3 / 978-1-85903-728-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Magna Story Sound
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Kindle Editions

March 2012 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: A Carriage For The Midwife
Author(s): Maggie Bennett
Publisher: Cornerstone Digital
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