The Midwife of Venice

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Roberta Rich

Narrated By: Antoinette LaVecchia

Publisher: Recorded Books

Date: September 2012

Duration: 9 hours 9 minutes

Summary:

Roberta Rich burst onto the literary scene with this fascinating tale of intrigue set in 16th century Venice. Working in the Venetian ghetto, midwife Hannah Levi has developed a gift for aiding desperate mothers. When a wealthy count seeks her help in the delivery of his first son, she sees an opportunity to earn the money needed to free her imprisoned husband. But with a papal edict forbidding Jews from providing medical aid to Christians, Hannah is torn between duty and the law-and her choice will put her in the middle of a dangerous conflict.

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  • Allison C.

    the book was ok