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An Irish Doctor S Odyssey

Author : Dom Colbert
ISBN : 1786050579
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Category: Biography & Autobiography

A Doctor S Odyssey

Author : Nessan McCann
ISBN : 1857764552
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A Maverick S Odyssey One Doctor S Quest To Conquer Disease

Author : Michael Mannion
ISBN : 1463462123
Genre : Medical
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Can we quickly alter our health care system so that we can discover new medical breakthrough therapies and make them rapidly available to patients? The answer to this critical question is a resounding Yes! Dr. Stephen L. DeFelice has put forthhis creative solution to this critical problem through conferences, talks, articles, books and the efforts of his Foundation for Innovation in Medicine, FIM.His solution has yet to catch on so its tremendous promise remains to be fulfilled. But things may be about to change dramatically. Dr. DeFelices answer seems simple at firstperhaps too simple. Its called Doctornauts, the term he coined to describe physicians who can more easily volunteer for clinical studies than the rest of us. These physician-volunteers can be the subjects in clinical trials that the general public cannot participate in because of legal and ethical concerns. Doctornauts has the potential to help patients all over America--immediately and immensely. This book tells the story of Dr. DeFelice and of his life-long passion, not only to prevent and treat illness, but also, to conquer disease through his innovative approach to increasing medical discovery and improving medical treatment. Perhaps the single most important aspect of the Doctornaut concept becomes evident when it is understood who it will most helpyou!
Category: Medical

A Western Doctor S Odyssey

Author : Eldon Lee
ISBN : 189581121X
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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This is the story of Dr. Eldon Lee and his first practice in Hazelton, BC. Lee was the region's first obstetrician, and he delivered more than 4,500 babies. In an era of corporate medicine and malpractice insurance, Lee's story is a refreshing reminder of what doctoring is all about. In the 1940s, Eldon left the family ranch to join the air force. He returned to ranching with brother Todd after the war only to discover needs that his rural world could not satisfy. At 25, he headed for Seattle, where the University of Washington Medical School awaited. Seattle's King County and Vancouver's General and Shaughnessy hospitals prepared him for his lifelong odyssey.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

An Irish Doctor In Peace And At War

Author : Patrick Taylor
ISBN : 9781466838888
Genre : Fiction
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Doctor O'Reilly heeds the call to serve his country in Irish Doctor in Peace and At War, the new novel in Patrick Taylor's beloved Irish Country series Long before Doctor Fingal Flahertie O'Reilly became a fixture in the colourful Irish village of Ballybucklebo, he was a young M.B. with plans to marry midwife Dierdre Mawhinney. Those plans were complicated by the outbreak of World War II and the call of duty. Assigned to the HMS Warspite, a formidable 30,000-ton battleship, Surgeon Lieutenant O'Reilly soon found himself face-to-face with the hardships of war, tending to the dreadnought's crew of 1,200 as well as to the many casualties brought aboard. Life in Ballybuckebo is a far cry from the strife of war, but over two decades later O'Reilly and his younger colleagues still have plenty of challenges: an outbreak of German measles, the odd tropical disease, a hard-fought pie-baking contest, and a local man whose mule-headed adherence to tradition is standing in the way of his son's future. Now older and wiser, O'Reilly has prescriptions for whatever ails...until a secret from the past threatens to unravel his own peace of mind. Shifting deftly between two very different eras, Patrick Taylor's latest Irish Country novel reveals more about O'Reilly's tumultuous past, even as Ballybucklebo faces the future in its own singular fashion. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
Category: Fiction

An Irish Doctor In Love And At Sea

Author : Patrick Taylor
ISBN : 9781466860384
Genre : Fiction
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Long before Dr. Fingal Flahertie O'Reilly came to the colourful Irish village of Ballybucklebo, young Surgeon-lieutenant O'Reilly answered the call of duty to serve in World War II. Fingal just wants to marry his beloved Deirdre and live happily ever after. First he must hone his skills at a British naval hospital before reporting back to the HMS Warspite, where, as a ship's doctor, he faces danger upon the high seas. With German bombers a constant threat, the future has never been more uncertain, but Fingal and Deirdre are determined to make a life together . . . no matter what may lie ahead. Decades later, the war is long over, and O'Reilly is content to mend the bodies and souls of his patients in Ballybucklebo, but there are still changes and challenges aplenty. A difficult pregnancy, as well as an old colleague badly in denial concerning his own serious medical condition, tests O'Reilly and his young partner, Barry Laverty. But even with all that occupies him in the present, can O'Reilly ever truly let go of the ghosts from his past? Shifting effortlessly between two singular eras, bestselling author Patrick Taylor continues the story of O'Reilly's wartime experiences, while vividly bringing the daily joys and struggles of Ballybucklebo to life once more. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
Category: Fiction

The Magpie Odyssey

Author : Lorretta Lynde
ISBN : 9780595349333
Genre : Fiction
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Colleen Lorrah's childhood in the blended white and Native American cultures of Montana's Crow Indian reservation, was marked by omens that held important clues to her future. Her family was Irish-American, but the multi-generational history between the Lorrahs and tribal members provided her the gift of access and participation in rituals and practices of the tribe. Like many young people from the rural West, a successful executive-level career took Colleen away from her family's sprawling sheep ranch on the Reservation. Only her dying father's mysterious request launches her on a mission to trace the family's Irish history, causing her memories to surface and map her destiny. In The Magpie Odyssey, her epic journey weaves her personal history among the Crow Indians together with ancient beliefs still held in tiny pockets of Ireland. The quest brings her face to face with the Irish struggle for peace and with the mysterious McCumhaill, a shadowy hero whose face has never been seen. He is locked in a battle with those who would create violence and chaos in opposition of peace in Ireland. Events unite them, as their passion for Ireland and for each other reaches a violent and astonishing crescendo.
Category: Fiction

My Odyssey

Author : Stephane Groueff
ISBN : 9780595257096
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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In 1944, when Communism devastated Eastern Europe, it uprooted millions, setting the new "Displaced Persons" adrift, most often to a tragic fate. By unusual luck, young Stephane Groueff, a Bulgarian, landed on more hospitable shores. Spared from the destruction of his family and home after a happy, privileged childhood in a small Balkan kingdom, his eventful Odyssey threw him into the fascinating life of a "Paris-Match" foreign correspondent, led him to romantic experiences lived against the backdrop of Montmartre nightclubs, Egyptian pyramids, opulent Irish castles or Alpine ski resorts and involved him in anti-Communist exile activities. The reader of his candid narrative finds the budding historian of the Manhattan Project at the side of general Groves, the maker of the atomic bomb, follows him as a chronicler of science research at oceanography expeditions in the Pacific, at the Mt.Palomar telescope or on the South Pole, and meets him again in Mexico and at the service of the Sultan of Oman. His reportages bring him to Cape Canaveral and Saigon, to refugee camps in Thailand, and glamorous Hollywood. The bittersweet tale abounds with celebrities, famous friends, and amusing anecdotes, but is also filled with incurable nostalgia and heartbreaking details of the author's family's sufferings. Unexpectedly, a miracle interrupts the "Displaced Person's" voyage: the Communist regime collapses and Groueff can finally return to his native land. The circle is completed. The red carpet awaits him, but 46 years had passed and most people he loved are no longer there to welcome him.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Odyssey Of Thomas Condon

Author : Robert Donald Clark
ISBN : STANFORD:36105041015707
Genre : Geologists
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Condon's remarkable intellectual journey and fascinating life are profiled, including his self-education and influence as a scientist, teacher, and educator.
Category: Geologists

The Idi Odyssey

Author : Scott W. Stram
ISBN : 9781450234429
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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"ACTUALLY, I COULD ORDAIN YOU RIGHT NOW IF YOU LIKE." THOSE WORDS PRESENTED NEWLY BLONDE, NON-RELIGIOUS ME WITH AN OPPORTUNITY THAT WOULD ULTIMATELY SHAPE THE IDIOCY OF THE YEARS TO FOLLOW. In the United States over the last ten years, twenty-three million couples have married. "The Idi-Odyssey" is the story of my random journey through .000003% of those weddings. The story begins with an unplanned ordination in Lake Tahoe by Yukon Dave, a white-water rafting guide/minister. A myriad of ridiculous weddings situations and relationships followed, ultimately leading to the "Year of the Wedding" during which my younger brother Russ married the same woman three times in the same year. Not to be completely outdone by the marital gymnastics, I secretly married my girlfriend to keep her in the country a week after Russ' first wedding; and despite my father's counseling, "Don't feel any pressure to get married just because your younger brother did." Along the way, there's also the Nantucket whale penis, the great gift wars of 1999, the Idiotarod, the weddings I officiated and much, much more.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Odyssey Of A Chemical Engineer

Author : Robert Burns MacMullin
ISBN : STANFORD:36105004892985
Genre : Chemical engineers
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Odyssey In Gray

Author : Douglas French Forrest
ISBN : UOM:39015010839010
Genre : Sailors
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My Odyssey My Country

Author : Cephas Sallem Kan Tardzer
ISBN : 9781469199283
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The author recollects his quest of a better future for himself, his family, and his native country stemming from ideals he obtained from his childhood Western education and conversion to the Christian faith. His hopes were thrwarated by Nigerias political and religious troubles resulting in his exile to America, then seeing his family broken time and again. Though forthrightly recalling these failures, their remain for the author: his faith in God, his love for his family and countrymen, and his hope for the future of both. These memoirs include some plactical advice for Nigeria that are based on the beginnings of his adopted United States of America. There is needed a Plymouth Rock type of partnership between government and an enterprising community of faith. From pioneering studies developed by the author and his friends, Cephas Tardzer explains how this can begin in Benue State. Duffel bag pictured on front cover is worn by the elders of the authors TIV tribe, symbolizing their responsibility for the welfare of the people.
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Views From An Irish Barbarian

Author : Jonathan Bower
ISBN : 9781782220909
Genre : Art
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This collection of essays on a wide range of subjects is witness to the author's stimulating cultural symbiosis with Tunisia, where over a period of more than thirty years, he became a kind of Irish 'Barbarian'.
Category: Art

Captain Blood

Author : Rafael Sabatini
ISBN : 108145721X
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Captain Blood: His Odyssey is an adventure novel by Rafael Sabatini. Peter Blood, an Irish physician and soldier in England in the 1680's, is wrongly convicted of treason and sentenced to indentured slavery in the Caribbean. He escapes and becomes the most feared pirate captain on the Spanish Main, but all the glory of his adventures cannot help him, for the woman he loves cannot love a thief and pirate. Even when he destroys England's enemies, even at his most triumphant...but wait! What's that... Long Description: Peter Blood, an Irish physician and former soldier is happily settled, in the 1680's, as the doctor in an English town, when the rebellion of the Duke of Monmouth catches him by accident. He saves a man's life, as a doctor must try to do, but the man is a rebel and the hanging Judge Jeffreys sentences him to ten years as an indentured slave in the Caribbean colonies. Once there, his knowledge as a physician is recognized, and thus he meets and falls in love with the daughter of the man who own his servitude; not likely to be a successful love story! A Spanish ship attacks the town, and while the Spaniards celebrate their victory he boldly steals their ship, and he and his fellow convicts sail off to become the boldest and most fearless of pirates among the islands and on the Spanish Main. But all the glory of his adventures cannot help him, for the woman he loves cannot love a thief and pirate. Even when he destroys England's enemies, even at his most triumphant...but wait! Is that... The classic novel of adventure and romance, and one of Sabatini's best.
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The New Yorker

Author : Harold Wallace Ross
ISBN : NWU:35556026832592
Genre : American wit and humor
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Category: American wit and humor