Biography

Patricia Harman

Patricia Harman, CNM, got her start as a lay midwife on rural communes and went on to become a nurse-midwife on the faculties of Ohio State University, Case Western Reserve University and West Virginia University. She is the author of two acclaimed memoirs and the bestselling novel THE MIDWIFE OF HOPE RIVER. She has three sons and lives near Morgantown, West Virginia.

Patricia Harman

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Books by Patricia Harman

by Patricia Harman - Fiction, Historical Fiction

Midwife Patience Murphy has a talent for escorting mothers through the challenges of bringing children into the world. Working in the hardscrabble conditions of Appalachia during the Depression, Patience helps those most in need --- and least likely to pay. She knows a successful midwifery practice must be built on a foundation of openness and trust, but the secrets Patience is keeping are far too intimate and fragile for her to ever let anyone in.