Frontier and pioneer life--Utah--Fiction;Women pioneers--Utah--Fiction;Mormon women--Utah--Fiction.;Midwives--Utah--Fiction.
Drawn from the real-life experiences of an Ogden, Utah, midwife from the late 1800s, Hannah, Mormon Midwife shares the story of an independent woman who struggles with a difficult marriage, infertility, and the social conventions of the day while working as an innovative midwife in a Utah community. Readers will feel the emotional challenges of Hannah Childress as she matures and searches for purpose and identity. After she marries, Hannah feels her strength and independence slipping away, and her confidence is threatened. A love story and a story of duty and self-esteem, Hannah, Mormon Midwife, is a fascinating, endearing novel of personal discovery, striking chords that will reverberate in the hearts of all who read it. Its theme is: the struggle of every woman striving to become what her heart and soul desire her to be. [publisher's blurb]