A Midwife's Tale | 1997

Adaptation, Historical
Dramatization of the Pulitzer Prize-winning book about Martha Ballard, a midwife and mother in the wilds of Maine during the decades following the American Revolution. Ballard, kept a 27-year diary, from which Laurel ...more

Cast

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Actor (1997-1998)

... Martha Ballard

Actor (1997-1998)

... Ephraim Ballard

Actor (1997-1998)

... Jonathan Ballard

Actor (1997-1998)

... Sally Pierce Ballard

Actor (1997-1998)

... Parthenia Barton

Actor (1997-1998)

... Hannagh Ballard

Actor (1997-1998)

... Rebecca Foster

Actor (1997-1998)

... Isaac Foster

Actor (1997-1998)

... Cyrus Ballard

Actor (1997-1998)

... Dolly Ballard

Actor (1997-1998)

... Ephraim Ballard Jr No 1

Actor (1997-1998)

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Synopsis

Dramatization of the Pulitzer Prize-winning book about Martha Ballard, a midwife and mother in the wilds of Maine during the decades following the American Revolution. Ballard, kept a 27-year diary, from which Laurel Thatcher Ulrich wrote her book. An extraordinary woman, Ballard struggled against poverty, disease, domestic abuse and social turmoil on the northern frontier of a young nation. Her story is interwoven with the quest of the historian to uncover Ballard's world from the sparsely detailed diary.

Writers

Writer (1997-1998)

Book as Source Material (1997-1998)

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