The wily O'Reilly: Irish Country stories

Book Cover
Average Rating
5 star
 
(0)
4 star
 
(0)
3 star
 
(1)
2 star
 
(0)
1 star
 
(0)
Series:
Publisher:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Language:
English
Description

Long before Dr. Fingal Flahertie O'Reilly made most readers' acquaintance in Patrick Taylor's bestselling novel An Irish Country Doctor, he appeared in a series of humorous columns originally published in Stitches: The Journal of Medical Humour . These warm and wryly amusing vignettes provide an early glimpse at the redoubtable Dr. O'Reilly as he tends to the colourful and eccentric residents of Ballybucklebo, a cozy Ulster village nestled in the bygone years of the early sixties.

Those seminal columns have been collected in The Wily O'Reilly: Irish Country Stories . In this convenient volume, Patrick Taylor's legions of devoted fans can savor the enchanting origins of the Irish Country series . . . and newcomers to Ballybucklebo can meet O'Reilly for the very first time.

An ex-Navy boxing champion, classical scholar, crypto-philanthropist, widower, and hard-working general practitioner, Fingal Flahertie O'Reilly is crafty and cantankerous in these charming slices of rural Irish life. Whether he's educating a naive man of the cloth in the facts of life, dealing with chronic hypochondriacs and malingerers, clashing with pigheaded colleagues, or raising a pint in the neighborhood pub, the wily O'Reilly knows a doctor's work is never done, even if some of his "cures" can't be found in any medical text!

Also in This Series
More Like This
More Details
Contributors:
ISBN:
9780765338389
9781427235459
9781410466488
UPC:
9781427235459
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID ff024948-1c41-f620-485f-5889dc0b3316
Grouping Title wily o reilly irish country
Grouping Author taylor patrick
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-11-13 23:25:07PM
Last Indexed 2019-11-14 02:38:27AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
auth_author2 Keating, John.
author Taylor, Patrick, 1941-
author2-role Keating, John.
author_display Taylor, Patrick
available_at_catalog Donelson
Edmondson Pike
Edmondson Pike Kids
Goodlettsville
Green Hills
Green Hills Kids
collection_catalog Audiobook
Fiction
Large Print
detailed_location_catalog Donelson - Adult Large Print
Edmondson Pike - Adult Fiction
Goodlettsville - Adult Audiobook
Green Hills - Adult Audiobook
Green Hills - Adult Large Print
display_description "Long before Dr. Fingal Flahertie O'Reilly made most readers' acquaintance in Patrick Taylor's bestselling novel An Irish Country Doctor, he appeared in a series of humorous columns originally published in Stitches: The Journal of Medical Humour. These warm and wryly amusing vignettes provide an early glimpse at the redoubtable Dr. O'Reilly as he tends to the colourful and eccentric residents of Ballybucklebo, a cozy Ulster village nestled in the bygone years of the early sixties. Those seminal columns have been collected in The Wily O'Reilly: Irish Country Stories. In this convenient volume, Patrick Taylor's legions of devoted fans can savor the enchanting origins of the Irish Country series ... and newcomers to Ballybucklebo can meet O'Reilly for the very first time. An ex-Navy boxing champion, classical scholar, crypto-philanthropist, widower, and hard-working general practitioner, Fingal Flahertie O'Reilly is crafty and cantankerous in these charming slices of rural Irish life. Whether he's educating a naive man of the cloth in the facts of life, dealing with chronic hypochondriacs and malingerers, clashing with pigheaded colleagues, or raising a pint in the neighborhood pub, the wily O'Reilly knows a doctor's work is never done, even if some of his "cures" can't be found in any medical text!"--
format_catalog Book
CD audio book
Large Print
format_category_catalog Audio Books
Books
id ff024948-1c41-f620-485f-5889dc0b3316
isbn 9780765338389
9781410466488
9781427235459
item_details
Bib IdItem IdShelf LocCall NumFormatFormat CategoryNum CopiesIs Order ItemIs eContenteContent SourceeContent FileeContent URLsubformatDetailed StatusLast CheckinLocationSub-location
ils:CARL0000425484 35192045142159 Edmondson Pike - Adult Fiction Fiction Taylor 1 false false On Shelf EP
ils:CARL0000426753 35192045027137 Green Hills - Adult Audiobook CD AUDIO Fiction Taylor 1 false false On Shelf GH
ils:CARL0000426753 35192045027129 Goodlettsville - Adult Audiobook CD AUDIO Fiction Taylor 1 false false On Shelf GO
ils:CARL0000432872 35192045192204 Donelson - Adult Large Print Fiction Taylor Large Type 1 false false On Shelf DO
ils:CARL0000432872 35192045192196 Green Hills - Adult Large Print Fiction Taylor Large Type 1 false false On Shelf GH
itype_catalog Book
CD audio book
Large Print Book
last_indexed 2019-11-14T08:38:27.84Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Fiction
literary_form_full Fiction
local_callnumber_catalog CD AUDIO Fiction Taylor
Fiction Taylor
Fiction Taylor Large Type
owning_library_catalog Nashville Public Library
owning_location_catalog Donelson
Edmondson Pike
Edmondson Pike Kids
Goodlettsville
Green Hills
Green Hills Kids
primary_isbn 9780765338389
primary_upc 9781427235459
publishDate 2014
record_details
Bib IdFormatFormat CategoryEditionLanguagePublisherPublication DatePhysical Description
ils:CARL0000425484 Book Books First edition. English Forge Books, 2014. 335 pages ; 25 cm.
ils:CARL0000426753 CD audio book Audio Books Unabridged. English Macmillan Audio, [2014] 7 sound discs (9 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
ils:CARL0000432872 Large Print Books Large print edition. English Thorndike Press, 2014. 549 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_catalog
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
ils:CARL0000425484 35192045142159 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000426753 35192045027137 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000426753 35192045027129 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000432872 35192045192204 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000432872 35192045192196 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
series Irish Country books
series_with_volume Irish Country books|10
subject_facet Audiobooks
Country life -- Northern Ireland -- Fiction
Large type books
O'Reilly, Fingal Flahertie (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
Physicians (General practice) -- Fiction
Physicians -- Fiction
Ulster (Northern Ireland and Ireland) -- Fiction
title_display The wily O'Reilly : Irish country stories
title_full The Wily O'Reilly [text (large print)] : Irish Country stories / by Patrick Taylor
The wily O'Reilly : Irish country stories / Patrick Taylor
Wily O'Reilly [sound recording] : Irish Country stories / Patrick Taylor
title_short The wily O'Reilly :
title_sub Irish Country stories
topic_facet Audiobooks
Country life
Large type books
O'Reilly, Fingal Flahertie (Fictitious character)
Physicians
Physicians (General practice)
upc 9781427235459