A Dublin student doctor
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New York : Forge, 2011.
Format:
Book
Edition:
1st ed.
Physical Desc:
492 pages ; 25 cm.
Status:
Donelson - Adult Fiction
Fiction Taylor
Green Hills - Adult Fiction
Fiction Taylor
Southeast - Adult Fiction
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Description

Patrick Taylor's devoted readers know Doctor Fingal Flahertie O'Reilly as a pugnacious general practitioner in the quaint Irish village of Ballybucklebo. Now Taylor turns back the clock to give us a portrait of the young Fingal--and show us the pivotal events that shaped the man he would become.

In the 1930s, fresh from a stint in the Royal Navy Reserve, and against the wishes of his disapproving father, Fingal O'Reilly goes to Dublin to study medicine. Fingal and his fellow aspiring doctors face the arduous demands of Trinity College and Sir Patrick Dun's Hospital. The hours are long and the cases challenging, but Fingal manages to find time to box and play rugby--and to romance a fetching, gray-eyed nurse named Kitty O'Hallorhan.

Dublin is a city of slums and tenements, where brutal poverty breeds diseases that the limited medical knowledge of the time is often ill-equipped to handle. His teachers warn Fingal not to become too attached to his patients, but can he truly harden himself to the suffering he sees all around him--or can he find a way to care for his patients without breaking his heart?

A Dublin Student Doctor is a moving, deeply human story that will touch longtime fans as well as readers who are meeting Doctor Fingal O'Reilly for the very first time.

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Language:
English
ISBN:
9780765326737, 0765326736

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"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
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APA Citation (style guide)

Taylor, P. (2011). A Dublin student doctor. New York: Forge.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Taylor, Patrick, 1941-. 2011. A Dublin Student Doctor. New York: Forge.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Taylor, Patrick, 1941-, A Dublin Student Doctor. New York: Forge, 2011.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Taylor, Patrick. A Dublin Student Doctor. New York: Forge, 2011. 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.
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