Motherwit, an Alabama Midwife's Story

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Plume, 1989 - Medical - 177 pages
Born the fourteenth child in a family of sixteen, Onnie Lee Logan decided early that midwifery would be her life's work. The experiences she gained from the hundreds of babies she birthed during 40 years makes for a biography that is rich and compelling.

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This is the story of Onnie Lee Logan who was the 14th of 16 children born on a farm in rural Alabama around 1910. She was called to be a midwife like her mother and grandmother (who was a slave ... Read full review

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KATHERINE CLARK is Assistant Professor of History at the University of Kansas.

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