On an icy winter night in an isolated house in rural Vermont, a seasoned midwife named Sibyl Danforth takes desperate measures to save a baby's life.
She performs an emergency caesarean section on a mother she believes has died of a stroke.
But what if Sibyl's patient wasn't dead - and Sibyl inadvertently killed her?
As Sibyl faces the antagonism of the law, the hostility of traditional doctors, and the accusations of her own conscience, Midwives engages, moves, and transfixes us as only the very best novels ever do.
About the Author
Chris Bohjalian is the critically acclaimed author of 11 novels, including Skeletons at the Feast and the New York Times bestseller, The Double Bind, published by Pocket Books. His work has been translated into eighteen languages and published in twenty-one countries. He lives in Vermont with his wife and daughter.
Number Of Pages: 372
Published: 3rd September 2009
Dimensions (cm): 19.9 x 13.2 x 2.9
Weight (kg): 0.261