An Irish country doctor
(Book)

Book Cover
Average Rating
5 star
 
(1)
4 star
 
(2)
3 star
 
(0)
2 star
 
(1)
1 star
 
(1)
Series:
Published:
New York, NY : Forge, 2007, c2005.
Format:
Book
Edition:
1st Hardcover ed.
Physical Desc:
351 pages ; 25 cm.
Status:
Green Hills - Adult Fiction
Fiction Taylor
Southeast - Adult Fiction
Fiction Taylor
Description

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.

Also in This Series
Copies
Location
Call Number
Status
Green Hills - Adult Fiction
Fiction Taylor
On Shelf
Richland Park - Adult Fiction
Fiction Taylor
Checked Out
Southeast - Adult Fiction
Fiction Taylor
On Shelf
More Like This
Other Editions and Formats
More Details
Language:
English
ISBN:
0765316234, 9780765316233, 9780765368249 (mass pbk.)

Notes

General Note
"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Taylor, P. (20072005). An Irish country doctor. 1st Hardcover ed. New York, NY: Forge.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Taylor, Patrick, 1941-. 20072005. An Irish Country Doctor. New York, NY: Forge.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Taylor, Patrick, 1941-, An Irish Country Doctor. New York, NY: Forge, 20072005.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Taylor, Patrick. An Irish Country Doctor. 1st Hardcover ed. New York, NY: Forge, 20072005. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
Staff View
Grouped Work ID:
584cbfc0-44eb-d160-8e5f-018c27ecd42c
Go To Grouped Work View in Staff Client
Last File Modification Time Mar 11, 2019 11:29:36 PM
Last Grouped Work Modification Time Mar 20, 2019 06:01:54 AM

MARC Record

LEADER01407cam a2200373 a 4500
001ocm73993206
003OCoLC
00520070205121607.0
008061011s2007    nyu           000 1 eng  
010 |a 2006033708
020 |a 0765316234
020 |a 9780765316233
020 |a 9780765368249 (mass pbk.)
043 |a e-ie---
049 |a TNNA
099 |a Fiction |a Taylor
1001 |a Taylor, Patrick, |d 1941-
24513 |a An Irish country doctor / |c Patrick Taylor.
250 |a 1st Hardcover ed.
260 |a New York, NY : |b Forge, |c 2007, c2005.
300 |a 351 p. ; |c 25 cm.
500 |a "A Tom Doherty Associates book."
650 0 |a Physicians |v Fiction.
650 0 |a Country life |z Northern Ireland |v Fiction.
651 0 |a Northern Ireland |v Fiction.
898 |a qBook
898 |a qEnglish
907 |a .b18367057 |b 03-20-17 |c 11-20-06
910 |a CARL0000278472
949 |b 35192035742562 |c Fiction Taylor |h GH |j GH |l AFIC |m BK |s S |p 24.95 |w 94 |x 20070417 |t 20190220 |q CNV |r CNV |v 1 |y 20190205 |z 1
949 |b 35192035482599 |c Fiction Taylor |h RP |j RP |l AFIC |m BK |s C |p 24.95 |w 99 |x 20070205 |t 20190311 |q CNV |r CNV |v 1 |y 20190302 |z 1
949 |b 35192045442039 |c Fiction Taylor |h SE |j SE |l AFIC |m PBK |s S |p 17.50 |w 15 |x 20150916 |t 20190129 |q CNV |r JAM |v 1 |y 20190120 |z 0
991 |a do |a gh |a rp |a se |b 02-05-07 |c m |d a |e @ |f eng |g nyu |h 3 |i 8
998 4 |a LDR0905 20170610154023 NPUB |b LDR0905 20170610154023 NPUB