Meghan Fidler's Reviews > A Midwife's Tale: The Life of Martha Ballard, Based on Her Diary, 1785-1812

A Midwife's Tale by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
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Feb 10, 2012

really liked it
bookshelves: american-literature
Read from February 10 to 14, 2012

Ulrich combines a meticulously researched historical perspective behind the words of Martha Ballard's diary, giving contemporary readers insight into the meaning behind word choice and descriptions of events.

This book is exquisitely crafted.

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