A midwife's tale the life of Martha Ballard, based on her diary, 1785-1812

Title A midwife's tale the life of Martha Ballard, based on her diary, 1785-1812
Names Ulrich, Laurel Thatcher.
Book Number DB034090
Title Status Download Only
Medium Digital Book
Annotation From the journals of a New England housewife the author weaves a picture of women in America at the turn of the nineteenth century. Ballard's diary records her attendance at more than 800 births, her own family's joys and sorrows, her tireless efforts to manage a large household, and the ordinary community life of the time. Pulitzer and Bancroft Prizes.
Narrator Harrelson, Helen.
Local Subject Biography & Autobiography - BIO
Adult Book - AD
Adult Non-Fiction - AN
History, United States - HUS
History - HST
Biography - Notable Women - BIW
History, U.S. - 18th Century - HUE
Audience Notes Award winner.
Female narrator.
LC Subject Midwives - Maine - Augusta - Biography
Midwives - Maine - Hallowell - Biography
Augusta (Me.) - Biography
Hallowell (Me.) - Biography
Kennebec River Valley (Me.) - Social life and customs
Call Number 974.16 B ANF
Language English
Released 1990
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, 1990
Original Publication Recorded from: 1st ed. New York : Distributed by Random House, 1990. 0394568443
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