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- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 17.00
No one is better poised to write the biography of James Herriot than the son who worked alongside him in the Yorkshire veterinary practice when Herriot became an internationally bestselling author. Now, in this warm and poignant memoir, Jim Wight talks about his father--the beloved veterinarian whom his family had to share with half the world. Alf... more...
- Mainstream Publishing 2011; US$ 14.09
My Life and Work with Alfred Vogel is the third instalment of Jan de Vries's memoirs covering his life and career as a renowned alternative health practitioner. This volume focuses on his long and fruitful working relationship with Alfred Vogel, which prospered right up until Vogel's death in 1996. Jan de Vries was the only person to whom Vogel... more...
- Beacon Press 2003; US$ 18.00
Singular Intimacies is the story of becoming a doctor by immersion at New York's Bellevue Hospital, the oldest public hospital in the country. When Danielle Ofri first enters the doors as a medical student, she is immediately plunged into the teeming world of urban medicine. It is here that Dr. Ofri develops a profound instinct for healing and, above... more...
- Mainstream Publishing 2011; US$ 21.14
Although Jan de Vries finds himself too young for an autobiography, many of his friends and patients have pushed for it. A Step At A Time recounts de Vries' amazing journey so far, beginning with his upbringing in Holland - during which he experienced the 'hunger winter' of 1944 - and charting the development of his amazing 40 year career, throughout... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2008; US$ 7.39
The remarkable journey of an award-winning writer struck with a rare and devastating affliction that prevented him from reading even his own writing One hot midsummer morning, novelist Howard Engel picked up his newspaper from his front step and discovered he could no longer read it. The letters had mysteriously jumbled themselves into something... more...
- Scribner 2011; US$ 12.99
Chilling, revelatory, and compassionate, Echo Heron?s bestselling memoir offers a brutally honest account of her time as an idealistic nursing student, her entry into the workforce, and her rude awakening to the gritty realities of practice. Devoted to helping the most trying patients in some of the harshest medical environments?from emergency rooms... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2004; US$ 7.39
Chuck Shaw is a vanishing breed--an old-style veterinarian with a quarter of a century of experience who runs a "mixed practice" in rural New Hampshire, treating everything from house cats to milk cows. Week after demanding week, he and his associate, horse expert Roger Osinchuk, make house calls and farm calls, and spend sleepless nights on call,... more...
- HarperCollins 2011; US$ 1.99
My Life, Deleted ?part love story, part medical mystery, and part inspirational memoir?is the true story of Scott Bolzan, the 46-year-old former pro football offensive lineman for the Cleveland Browns who suffered permanent amnesia after a tragic accident. Co-written with his wife Joan Bolzan, this riveting account details Scott's courageous fight... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2009; US$ 7.39
Patient by Patient is the memoir of a young doctor, fresh from residency, as she explores the joys and frustrations of beginning her medical practice. As she strives to help her patients face a range of challenges from the humorous to the profoundly devastating she learns that while medical school gave her an M.D., treating patients has made her... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2011; US$ 12.95
Heirs of General Practice is a frieze of glimpses of young doctors with patients of every age?about a dozen physicians in all, who belong to the new medical specialty called family practice. They are people who have addressed themselves to a need for a unifying generalism in a world that has become greatly subdivided by specialization, physicians... more...