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House Calls Memoirs of a Country Doctor

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ISBN-10: 0879754486

ISBN-13: 9780879754488

Edition: N/A

Authors: Marvin Brown

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For over forty years, Dr Marvin Brown served the medical needs of the inhabitants in and around a small town in central New York State -- a rural area encompassing some 400 square miles -- armed only with his trusty 'black bag' and a generous measure of hope and compassion. Neither rain nor snow nor dead of night could keep Dr Brown from his appointed rounds -- whether the call was a life-threatening childbirth or a twisted finger. To reach his patients, many of whom lived far from paved roads or telephones, he was often forced to resort to such creative modes of transportation as sleighs or snowshoes. In the frequent absence of heat, light, and electricity, his intuition was often the only…    
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Book details

List price: $33.99
Publisher: Prometheus Books, Publishers
Publication date: 5/1/1988
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 214
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Terry Cradden is Head of the School of Commerce and International Business Studies at Magee College, University of Ulster