A first daughter in five generations of her early twentieth century Nova Scotia family, Dora Rare becomes an apprentice to a gifted Acadian midwife and storyteller before their home is threatened by the arrival of a brash medical doctor and his promises about sterile and painless births. A first novel. Reprint. 30,000 first printing.
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres, Juvenile Fiction
Subgenre: General, Health + Daily Living / General