An Irish Country Doctor

Author: Patrick Taylor
Publisher: Forge Books
ISBN: 9781429920629
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An Irish Country Doctor from the Author: Patrick Taylor. Barry Laverty, M.B., can barely find the village of Ballybucklebo on a map when he first sets out to seek gainful employment there, but already he knows that there is nowhere he would rather live than in the emerald hills and dales of Northern Ireland. The proud owner of a spanking-new medical degree and little else in the way of worldly possessions, Barry jumps at the chance to secure a position as an assistant in a small rural practice. At least until he meets Dr. Fingal Flahertie O'Reilly. The older physician, whose motto is to never let the patients get the upper hand, has his own way of doing things. At first, Barry can't decide if the pugnacious O'Reilly is the biggest charlatan he has ever met, or the best teacher he could ever hope for. Through O'Reilly Barry soon gets to know all of the village's colorful and endearing residents, including: A malingering Major and his equally hypochondriacal wife; An unwed servant girl, who refuses to divulge the father of her upcoming baby; A slightly daft old couple unable to marry for lack of a roof; And a host of other eccentric characters who make every day an education for the inexperienced young doctor. Ballybucklebo is long way from Belfast, and Barry is quick to discover that he still has a lot to learn about the quirks and traditions of country life. But with pluck and compassion and only the slightest touch of blarney, he will find out more about life—and love—than he ever imagined back in medical school. An Irish Country Doctor is a charming and engrossing tale that will captivate readers from the very first page—and leave them yearning to visit the Irish countryside of days gone by. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

A Country Doctor

Author: Sarah Orne Jewett
Publisher: Bantam Classics
ISBN: 0553905201
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A Country Doctor from the Author: Sarah Orne Jewett. Though not as well-known as the writers she influenced, Sarah Orne Jewett nevertheless remains one of the most important American novelists of the late nineteenth century. Published in 1884, Jewett’s first novel, A Country Doctor, is a luminous portrayal of rural Maine and a semiautobiographical look at her world. In it, Nan’s struggle to choose between marriage and a career as a doctor, between the confining life of a small town and a self-directed one as a professional, mirrors Jewett’s own conflicts as well as eloquently giving voice to the leading women’s issues of her time. Perhaps even more important, Jewett’s perfect details about wild flowers and seaside wharfs, farm women knitting by the fireside and sailors going upriver to meet the moonlight, convey a realism that has seldom been surpassed and stamp her writing with her signature style. A contemporary and friend of Willa Cather, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Julia Ward Howe, Sarah Orne Jewett is widely recognized as a pathfinder in American literary history, courageously pursuing a road less traveled that led the way for other women to follow.

A Country Doctor S Chronicle

Author: Roger A. MacDonald
Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society Press
ISBN: 9780873515092
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A Country Doctor S Chronicle from the Author: Roger A. MacDonald. MacDonald takes readers on another round of house calls, office visits, and emergency summons in this charming collection of vignettes--some hopeful, some heartbreaking--that offer a unique look at a bygone era of 20th-century rural America.

The Country Doctor

Author: Honore de Balzac
Publisher: Library of Alexandria
ISBN: 161310099X
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The Country Doctor from the Author: Honore de Balzac.

Country Doctor

Author: Shirley Gish
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
ISBN: 0813149649
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Country Doctor from the Author: Shirley Gish. Claire Louise Caudill is one of those rare people who have become legends in their own time. She delivered more than 8,000 babies over the years, in and around her hometown of Morehead, Kentucky. In 1995 she was named Country Doctor of the Year, and she has been interviewed by CBS and featured in USA Today. Dr. Caudill stopped delivering babies when she turned seventy, but today, at the age of 86, she remains in practice- her patients won't let her retire! Her friend Susie Halbleib has served as nurse in Caudill's clinic since it opened in 1946. Caudill was instrumental in establishing a hospital in Morehead and for more than fifty years has worked to improve health care for the people of the Kentucky hill country. The first part of Country Doctor tells Caudill's story through interviews with Dr. Caudill, Nurse Halblieb, and the people who know them best. The second reproduces a one-woman, two-act play entitled Me 'n Susie, inspired by Dr. Caudill's warmth and humor. Together, the play and interviews provide a vivid picture of life in the hills of Eastern Kentucky and a remarkable portrait of two great women in medicine.

Fifty Years A Country Doctor

Author: Hull Cook
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 9780803263895
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Fifty Years A Country Doctor from the Author: Hull Cook. "Cook recounts fifty years of service as a rural doctor in Texas and Nebraska, where a wide spectrum of dilemmas tested his resourcefulness, endurance, and sense of humor. His humourous account of life in the first half of the twentieth century conveys a distinct sense of the slings and arrows of doctoring on the plains". -- Jacket.

Tales Of A Country Doctor

Author: Paul Carter
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1499000111
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Tales Of A Country Doctor from the Author: Paul Carter. Overview coming soon

Deephaven V 2 Tales Of New England V 3 A Country Doctor V 4 The Queen S Twin And Other Stories V 5 The Life Of Nancy V 6 A Native Of Winby And Other Tales V 7 The Country Of Pointed Firs

Author: Sarah Orne Jewett
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Deephaven V 2 Tales Of New England V 3 A Country Doctor V 4 The Queen S Twin And Other Stories V 5 The Life Of Nancy V 6 A Native Of Winby And Other Tales V 7 The Country Of Pointed Firs from the Author: Sarah Orne Jewett.

On Being A Doctor 2

Author: Michael A. LaCombe
Publisher: ACP Press
ISBN: 0943126827
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On Being A Doctor 2 from the Author: Michael A. LaCombe. A compilation of stories, essays, and poems originally published from the On Being a Doctor, On Being a Patient, and Ad Libitum sections of Annals of Internal Medicine.

A Country Doctor S Notebook

Author: Mikhail Bulgakov
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1448105285
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A Country Doctor S Notebook from the Author: Mikhail Bulgakov. TRANSLATED BY MICHAEL GLENNY With the ink still wet on his diploma, the twenty-five-year-old Dr Mikhail Bulgakov was flung into the depths of rural Russia which, in 1916-17, was still largely unaffected by such novelties as the motor car, the telephone or electric light. How his alter-ego copes (or fails to cope) with the new and often appalling responsibilities of a lone doctor in a vast country practice - on the eve of Revolution - is described in Bulgakov's delightful blend of candid realism and imaginative exuberance.