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The Quintland Sisters
- A Novel
- Written by: Shelley Wood
- Narrated by: Tavia Gilbert
- Length: 11 hrs and 24 mins
Reluctant midwife Emma Trimpany is just 17 when she assists at the harrowing birth of the Dionne quintuplets: five tiny miracles born to French farmers in hardscrabble Northern Ontario in 1934. Emma cares for them through their perilous first days, and when the government decides to remove the babies from their francophone parents, making them wards of the British king, Emma signs on as their nurse.
- By Anonymous User on 2019-03-21
Narrator brings characters alive
I could tell who was speaking by their voice even before we were told their name.
Very fascinating story for a Canadian born after the phenomenon which was Quintland!