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Island Practice : Cobblestone Rash, Underground Tom, and Other Adventures of a Nantucket Doctor.

Author: Pam Belluck
Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A spirited true story of a colorful, contrarian doctor on Nantucket, a world-famous yet strikingly offbeat corner of America. Dr. Timothy Lepore often holds the life of the island in his hands.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Belluck, Pam.
Island Practice : Cobblestone Rash, Underground Tom, and Other Adventures of a Nantucket Doctor.
New York : PublicAffairs, ©2012
Named Person: Timothy J Lepore; Timothy J Lepore; Timothy J Lepore
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Pam Belluck
ISBN: 9781610390170 1610390172
OCLC Number: 792684659
Description: 1 online resource (289 pages)
Contents: Foreword by Nathaniel Philbrick; 1. A Nice Quiet Island; 2. Why Are We Leaving?; 3. Cut, Sew, and Tie; 4. Moby-Tick; 5. In the Blood; 6. Mutiny on the Boundaries; 7. Arms Against a Sea of Troubles; 8. We Can Handle Weird; 9. Family Practice; 10. Unmoored Offshore; 11. The Fourth Dimension; 12. The Lost; 13. Waifs and Strays; 14. The Life Preserver; Acknowledgments; About the Author.

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This memorable depiction of the island of Nantucket through the experiences of its only long-time doctor is the basis for an upcoming television series. "A careful, eminently readable character study  Read more...

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"A vibrant, throbbing, and sometimes painful book about life on an island and all the messiness that goes along with helping people through hard times if you're the local doctor... Island Practice is Read more...

 
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