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The Wet Nurse"s Tale

by Erica Eisdorfer

  • 140 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Penguin USA, Inc. in New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24262834M
ISBN 109781101106808, 9781101108963, 9781101108420

  The Wet Nurse’s Tale. by Erica Eisdorfer. The Wet Nurse’s Tale was excellently written and unlike anything I’ve read before. I flew through it in a day. It is the tale of spunky Susan Rose and the trials she goes through to survive as a poor woman in a strict class system society in ’s England. Read what people think about The Wet Nurse's Tale by Erica Eisdorfer, and write your own review.

Wet Nurse is coming in paper in August. Paperbacks are the meat pies of the book group, of course, so it’s a fond wish of mine that I get to do more book clubs. Here are the readers! Here are the book lovers! It gives a hobbyist-novelist like me hope and inspiration to get to what’s really important: the next : Erica Eisdorfer.   The turn of the nineteeenth to the twentieth century tale is told in first person, with occasional breaks for short viginettes of the wealthy class women explain their how they came to require a wet nurse for their newborn child/5(34).

The Wet Nurse's Tale, is a rich, rollicking portrait of love, life, and motherhood in Victorian England--where things are much less buttoned-up than they seem. Erica Eisdorfer's premier novel, The Wet Nurse's Tale is intriguing, completely entertaining, humorous, heart wrenching, and quite simply wonderful. Write your own review of The Wet Nurse's Tale by Erica Eisdorfer, read other people's reviews and browse book information about from The Wet Nurse's Tale.


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The Wet Nurse"s Tale by Erica Eisdorfer Download PDF EPUB FB2

A bawdy young woman who could easily have walked off the pages of The Canterbury Tales, Susan ends up wet-nursing after getting unexpectedly and illicitly pregnant, and her alcoholic and abusive father forces her to leave her child and take up the occupation/5().

The Wet Nurse's Tale is a funny and captivating read that manages to convey an enormous amount of information about breastfeeding, wet nursing other women's babies - and the myriad reasons why a wet nurse might need to be employed - and life among both the lower and upper classes in Victorian England/5.

The turn of the nineteeenth to the twentieth century tale is told in first person, with occasional breaks for short viginettes of the wealthy class women explain their how they came to require a wet nurse for their newborn child.

This book will be best appreciated by women who have bore children and is definitely meant to be read by women over the age of /5(). The turn of the nineteeenth to the twentieth century tale is told in first person, with occasional breaks for short viginettes of the wealthy class women explain their how they came to require a wet nurse for their newborn child.

This book will be best appreciated by women who have bore children and is definitely meant to be read by women over the age of fifteen years of age /5(). About The Wet Nurse’s Tale A debut novel set in Victorian England with a delightfully cheeky heroine who will have everyone talking.

The Wet Nurses Tale book Susan Rose is not your average Victorian heroine. She’s promiscuous, lovable, plump, and scheming. The Wet Nurse's Tale: A Novel [Erica Eisdorfer] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers/5(). I picked this up at the used book store without knowing anything about it, and I absolutely loved it.

The story is narrated by a wet nurse who lives in England in the s. She is feisty, smart and passionate. If you love historical fiction, I highly recommend this book. It is delightful - I read it in 24 hours. 5 stars. Buy a cheap copy of The Wet Nurse's Tale book by Erica Eisdorfer. A debut novel set in Victorian England with a delightfully cheeky heroine who will have everyone talking.

Susan Rose is not your average Victorian heroine. She's Free shipping over $/5(4). THE WET NURSE’S TALE. A debut novel set in Victorian England with a delightfully cheeky heroine who will have everyone talking.

Susan Rose is not your average Victorian heroine. She’s promiscuous, lovable, plump, and scheming. The Wet Nurse’s Tale Erica Eisdorfer, Author. Putnam $ (p) ISBN Buy this book. In her first novel, Eisdorfer offers as a. Susan, you see, is a professional wet nurse; she breast-feeds the children of wealthy women who can't or won't nurse their own babies.

But when her own child is sold by her father and sent to a London lady who had recently lost a baby, Susan manages to convince his new foster mother, Mrs. Norbert, to hire her as a wet nurse. The book follows her journey into the intimate lives of England's upper crust.

Her journey proves an illuminating and dangerous one as Susan jumps from family to family—until h. Skip to content. Search for: Uncategorized; Book Club “The Wet Nurse’s Tale” Nursing’s good for dreaming, for it takes a good deal of sitting still.

The Wet Nurse’s Tale by Erica Eisdorfer Susan Rose’s life has not been easy. Her father drank away all the money he made, she and her siblings were. Susan lives a nomadic life nurturing other people's babies while having no time to grieve her loss except at night.

Susan meets a Jewish dentist and has a baby David with him. However, her father sells the infant. Stunned by her paternal betrayal, Susan travels to London to become the wet nurse to her baby.4/4(37).

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Book review/book club: The Wet Nurse’s Tale. 29 October at am christinamichaud 1 comment. Earlier this month Tanya over at Motherwear asked who would be interested in reading The Wet Nurse’s Tale (by Erica Eisdorfer, Putnam ) with her as a sort of mini online bookclub.

Well, it was fortuitious timing, because my copy had just arrived via. The wet nurse's tale by Eisdorfer, Erica. Publication date Topics Wet nurses, Mothers and sons, Family secrets Publisher New York: G.P.

Putnam's Sons Collection Internet Archive Books. Delaware County District Library (Ohio) Scanned in China. American : Erica Eisdorfer I am the author of The Wet Nurse's Tale, published by Putnam in August of View my complete profile.

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Book Summary: The title of this book is The Wet Nurse's Tale and it was written by Erica Eisdorfer. This particular edition is in a Paperback format. This books publish date is and it has a suggested retail price of $ It was published by Berkley and has a total of pages in the :.

Book review: The Wet Nurse's Tale. Yesterday I read a book from cover to cover: The Wet Nurse's Tale, by Erica Eisdorfer. I meant to save it for this morning's work-out session at the gym, but the book was so much fun that it didn't even last a day. It's the story of a young English girl, Sarah Rose, and her adventures as a wet nurse.Bright and clever with a sharp-tongued, adventurous heroine who offers a candid and often funny look at the business of nursing babies in Victorian England, this .The Wet Nurse's Tale.

The setting is the English countryside in the Victorian age, a time when the local manor house provided almost all the employment for the surrounding town and a good .