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http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/13508021-the-midwife-of-hope-river
The author has also written nonfiction accounts of her experiences

Also the British nonfiction "Call the Midwife".

http://www.amazon.com/Cutting-Stone-Abraham-Verghese/dp/0375714367


Aleta Embrey
AWHONN


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From: Medical Libraries Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Stuart Spore
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Subject: Re: REFERENCE: Fiction or Non-Fiction Cultural Competence and Healthcare

You might consider Diane Johnson's "Health and Happiness", definitely fiction

Stuart


On Tue, Jan 14, 2014 at 6:03 PM, Amy Blevins <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Good afternoon, everyone,
>
> I had a question this afternoon that I knew some of you could help me 
> with.
>
> "I'm looking for a few engaging books on the intersection between 
> culture and health that I could suggest staff read[...] I already have 
> a few examples from personal knowledge and other recommendations:
>
> *         The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down
>
> *         The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
>
> *         Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women
> Worldwide
>
>
> We also take a broad view of culture - it's not just race and 
> ethnicity, poverty, rural and urban, religion, LGBT, etc. Do you know 
> of any fiction (or possibly non-fiction - but not too academic) books along these lines?"
>
> I would love to hear your suggestions.
>
> Thank you!
> Amy
>
> Amy Blevins, MALS
> Clinical Education Librarian
> Hardin Library for the Health Sciences University of Iowa Iowa City, 
> IA [log in to unmask]
>



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