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My notorious life

Kate Manning

My notorious life

a novel

by Kate Manning

  • 346 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Midwives,
  • Families,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    An evocative tale based on the life of a controversial Victorian New York City midwife features plucky orphan Axie Muldoon, who recounts her apprenticeship and establishment of a thriving practice that is threatened by a censorious zealot.

    Edition Notes

    StatementKate Manning
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3613.A565 M36 2013
    The Physical Object
    Pagination438 p.
    Number of Pages438
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27150707M
    ISBN 101451698062
    ISBN 109781451698060
    LC Control Number2012031031
    OCLC/WorldCa811337382

      My Notorious Life gives midwifery its full dues: the glories and the miseries, the feminism and the money, the literally bloody ethical dilemmas. Unflinchingly memorable.” -- Emma Donoghue, author of Room Kate Manning has taken a little known nugget of history and spun it into a remarkable novel that is mesmerizing and resonant. Her New York /5().   My Notorious Life A Novel (Book): Manning, Kate: An evocative tale based on the life of a controversial Victorian New York City midwife features plucky orphan Axie Muldoon, who recounts her apprenticeship and establishment of a thriving practice that is threatened by a censorious zealot.

    "My Notorious Life belongs on the shelf with other novels of the female picaresque, a sturdy genre that includes Moll Flanders and Fear of Flying." — Katha Pollitt "Exquisitely written and richly detailed, My Notorious Life is a marvel. Kate Manning’s rags-to-riches Dickensian saga brings to vivid life the world of nineteenth-century New. My Notorious Life. Exquisitely written and richly detailed, My Notorious Life is a marvel. Kate Mannings rags-to-riches Dickensian saga brings to vivid life the world of nineteenth-century New York City, in all its pitiful squalor and glittering opulence.

      My Notorious Life by Kate Manning, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(K). My Notorious Life (Book): Manning, Kate: An evocative tale based on the life of a controversial Victorian New York City midwife features plucky orphan Axie Muldoon, who recounts her apprenticeship and establishment of a thriving practice that is threatened by a censorious zealot.


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