Special Presentation at Amerikahaus
(Barerstr. 19-a)

Join Munich Readery co-owner Lisa Yarger at 19:30 p.m. on Wednesday, 4 October at Amerikahaus
for her program,
"Call the (North Carolina) Midwife.”  

Lisa will be looking at how midwife Lovie Shelton’s work delivering babies in eastern North Carolina homes compared to that of nurse-midwives working in the East End of London in the late 1950s, as depicted in the popular BBC period drama series “Call the Midwife.”  

The program is free.


Lisa Yarger is the author of Lovie: The Story of a Southern Midwife and an Unlikely Friendship (University of North Carolina Press, 2016).  A work of narrative nonfiction, Lovie won the 2017 Media Award from the American College of Nurse-Midwives and was long-listed for the 2017 Chautauqua Prize.
For more information, go to:
http://www.amerikahaus.de/veranstaltungen/detail/call-the-north-carolina-midwife-midwives-in-the-1950s/

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