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  1. says:

    If you love historical fiction do yourself a favor and read this bookLizzie Boylston the main character is a midwife and holistic healer in Braintree Massachusetts right outside of Boston in the 1770s Her character is fictional but others such as John and Abigail Adams are of course real Lizzie was born into a p

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    Through the characters of Lizzie Boylston and her good friend Abigal Adams and a cast of real as well as other fictitious characters the time and places around Boston come to life during the Revolutionary War It's about some very strong women friendships love some espionage thrown in that makes for an intriguing story In her notes at the end Daynard describes how she sought through her meticulous research to provide historical accuracy a

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    Read on the WondrousBooks blog First and foremost I would like to say how impressed I am by all the research Ms Daynard did writing this book I read the Author's Note at the end and I realized that she really worked hard to get all of the details right I wish other writers were half as dedicated then we would not be suffocated by tons of literature that makes no senseHowever I must say that it is possible I m

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    One of the reasons why I enjoy reading books about the midwives of the past is because they operated outside of the conventional norms for women They also had knowledge of herbs Herbalism and other traditional healing practices made them vulnerable to accusations of witchcraft as is shown in Love of Shadows by Zoe Brooks which I rev

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    The seamless integration of historical events and people of interest in the early years of the American Revolution and the strikingly detailed and portrayed fictional character of Lizzie Boylston in the writer

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    The idea for this book is ripe with promise a historical novel set in the War for Independence narrated from the POV of Abigail Adam's best fr

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    Widowed when her young husband is killed in battle in Charlestown Lizzie Boylston makes use of her skills as a mid

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    Gripping story about midwives during the American Revolution I was so engrossed in this book I didn't even notice that I closed the book in a matter of 45 hours It was truly a riviting story

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    I found this book boring I should have uit but I just kept listening I am uite intrigued by midwives especially during this time period There was not very many details about midwives unfortunately Everything in the book seem to turn out perfect including every birth?? Something I didn't think was as common during those days Anyway probably wouldn't recommend it

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    This book was easy easy readable It's approach to the patriot cause from the Boyleston's view clear cut It's a simple matter of for or against in this book That's a huge part of my problem with this telling as in that era and community it often was not And that exact onus of mistrusttrust factor amongst neighbors seemed terribly off to me More distance within and far less cozy talk reigned there In the historic

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The Midwife's Revolt

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The Midwife’s Revolt takes the reader on a journey to the founding days of America It follows one woman’s path Li. If you love historical fiction do yourself a favor and read this bookLizzie Boylston the main character is a midwife and holistic healer in Braintree Massachusetts right outside of Boston in the 1770s Her character is fictional but others such as John and Abigail Adams are of course real Lizzie was born into a prominent Boston family and descended from English nobility As war tensions escalated however her family was forced to surrender their Brattle Street home in Cambridge She married into another prominent Boston family and was given farm land and a small house in Braintree as a wedding gift There she counted among her neighbors John and Abigail Adams John and Elizabeth uincy and Richard and Mary Cranch all great American patriotsAfter the young Lizzie loses her husband in a local battle she does everything she can to ensure her survival which is not easy during the Revolutionary War All alone initially she must farm the land tend the animals dry medicinal herbs and deliver babies amongst a thousand other things all while enduring cold winters hot summers drought and disease We will bear it because we must When the uincys insist on providing a helper for her we meet Martha a young girl from another prominent Boston family who had recently lost her parents Martha is a God send to Lizzie not only as a helper but as a companion as well There are several other great characters but I don t want to ruin anything I ll let you discover them for yourself Being from Boston originally I enjoyed hearing the names of places and towns that I know well imagining them as rural farmland as opposed to the sprawling cities that they are todayThis story is absolutely riveting There is history friendship drama intrigue love and patriotism I didn t realize that it was a series but I will definitely continue with Our Own Country Midwife 2 and A More Perfect Union Midwife 3FAVORITE LIZZIE UOTE Well I was thinking just now that perhaps the heart is made of the same stuff as the womb It can stretch and may easily be re used

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Zzie Boylston from her grieving days of widowhood after Bunker Hill to her deepening friendship with Abigail Adams an. One of the reasons why I enjoy reading books about the midwives of the past is because they operated outside of the conventional norms for women They also had knowledge of herbs Herbalism and other traditional healing practices made them vulnerable to accusations of witchcraft as is shown in Love of Shadows by Zoe Brooks which I reviewed in October Lizzie Boylston like other historical midwives that I ve encountered didn t heed the opinions of others She rode her horse astride as men did and engaged in activities that were even unacceptable in her social milieuAnother aspect of this novel that I loved was the friendships between women These were honest relationships that could be ambivalent I appreciated that complexity The presence of Abigail Adams as one of Lizzie s friends underlines the feminist emphasis of the novel She is most remembered for telling her husband who was to become the second President of the United States to Remember the ladies For this alone she is honored by modern advocates of women s rightsI downloaded this book from Net Galley as an ARCFor my complete review see my December 2012 blog post More Than A Midwife The Midwife s Revolt by Jodi Daynard at

  • Paperback
  • 432
  • The Midwife's Revolt
  • Jodi Daynard
  • English
  • 23 June 2019
  • 9780615590622

About the Author: Jodi Daynard

Jodi Daynard is the author of the bestselling novels The Midwife’s Revolt and Our Own Country She has also published The Place Within Portraits of the American Landscape by 20 Contemporary Writers Her essays and short stories have appeared in numerous periodicals including Agni The New England Review The New York Times Book Review Fiction and the Paris Review Ms Daynard has taught writin