Three decades ago Jessica Mitford wrote about the idiosyncrasies of American funeral rites in "The American Way of Death", and now, with a blend of wit, commitment and curiosity, she provides a cautionary tale about how Americans give birth. The book is not about the miracle of life, but about the role of money and politics in a lucrative industry; a saga of champagne birthing-suites for the rich and desperate measures for the poor. It is a drama in which midwives are raided at gunpoint to safeguard a lucrative medical ...

The American Way of Birth 1993, Plume Books, New York, NY

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