LitWits Book Group

01/15/2013 7:30 pm


LITWITS BOOK GROUP
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Anderson’s welcomes the Lit Wits Book Group, designed for those who love to read, meet new people and like to have fun. This month’s title is Birth House by Ami McKay. New members are invited to participate, but are asked to please call and register: (630) 963-2665.

RSVPTUESDAY, JANUARY 15 at 7:30 p.m.
Anderson's Bookshop Downers Grove
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The Birth House (Paperback)

$14.99
ISBN-13: 9780061135873
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harper Perennial, 10/2007

An arresting portrait of the struggles that women faced for control of their own bodies, The Birth House is the story of Dora Rare—the first daughter in five generations of Rares.

As apprentice to the outspoken Acadian midwife Miss Babineau, Dora learns to assist the women of an isolated Nova Scotian village through infertility, difficult labors, breech births, unwanted pregnancies, and unfulfilling sex lives. During the turbulent World War I era, uncertainty and upheaval accompany the arrival of a brash new medical doctor and his promises of progress and fast, painle...more


Location: 
Street:
Anderson's Bookshop Downers Grove
Additional:
5112 Main Street
City:
Downers Grove
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Province:
Illinois
Postal Code:
60515
Country:
United States