This book is an exploration of a subject that few in the U.S. have experienced; Post war poverty and living conditions and the use of midwives in home births.
This is a very moving book which will touch most women. It explores the bravery of doing a job that is far out of one's comfort zone and the determination of people who have little materially to persevere and improve not only their own circumstances but also those of the people around them.
This is one of Leon's better titles and they are all superb. Her nuanced plot lines and well researched understanding of current social problems all woven into an interest holding mystery make for wonderful reading. The stars of the show are always Commissario Brunnetti, and Venice itself. A wonderful pair which keep readers coming back.
I did not read the print version, but Maddow's voice makes a compelling listen.
A thesis that many of us have always suspected but not ever seen brought together in a single source before.
She is a passionate advocate for her story and her point of view.
The U.S. could solve most of its social problems with the money that is being spent on the preparation and execution of our foreign wars.
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