Kicking the Habit Paperback
From Convent to Casualty in 1960s Liverpool
by Eleanor Stewart;
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For fans of 'Call the Midwife' this Liverpool biography transports you back to the 60s following Eleanor Stewart's story
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Kicking the Habit
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If you loved the TV series ‘Call the Midwife’, this real life account of a young woman’s journey from convent to casualty is just for you. Kicking the Habit is the story of Eleanor Stewart's transition from carefree young woman of the Beatles generation through to a reclusive life in a French convent and on to serving as an inner city midwife.
Beginning among the parties and nightclubs of the swinging sixties, Eleanor’s story is one of drama, excitement, exhilaration and tragedy as she first gives up everything for the life of a nun, and then sacrifices the peace and tranquillity of the religious life for the business of bringing new life into the world she’s denied, but must now re-enter.
Written with honesty and affection, this is an intimate portrait of convent and hospital life that will appeal to readers of biography, social history and the details often missing from fiction set in the rapidly changing social and spiritual world of the 1960s.
Kicking the Habit by Eleanor Stewart was published by Lion Hudson in June 2013 and is our 4765th best seller. The ISBN for Kicking the Habit is 9780745956114.
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Details for Kicking the Habit
|Page last updated||25th September 2014|
|Author / Artist||Eleanor Stewart|
|Publisher||Lion Hudson (June 2013)|
|Edition||1st New edition|
|Number of Pages||240|