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The birth house : a novel, Ami McKay

Label
The birth house : a novel
Title
The birth house
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Ami McKay
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The first daughter in five generations of her Nova Scotia family, Dora Rare becomes an apprentice to a gifted midwife and storyteller before their home is threatened by the arrival of a brash medical doctor who promises sterile and painless births
Summary
Practicing midwife Dora Rare works in Scots Bay, Nova Scotia during the early part of the twentieth century, but the midwifery tradition is threatened when medical doctor Gilbert Thomas arrives with promises of fast, painless childbirth.
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Atlantic (Canada) Independent Booksellers' Choice Award, 2007.
  • CBA Libris Award for Fiction Book of the Year, 2007.
  • Evergreen Award (Ontario), 2007.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
142881
Cataloging source
SJP
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
The birth house : a novel, Ami McKay
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes insights, and interviews
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 17)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
174152215
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Harper Perennial ed.
Extent
x, 385, 18 pages
Isbn
9780061135873
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)174152215
Label
The birth house : a novel, Ami McKay
Publication
Note
Includes insights, and interviews
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 17)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
174152215
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Harper Perennial ed.
Extent
x, 385, 18 pages
Isbn
9780061135873
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)174152215

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