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

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

Belluck, Pam. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 9781610390170 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1610390172 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (289 p.)
  • Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, 2012.

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Formatted Contents Note:
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.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Source of Description Note:
Description based on print version record.
Subject: Lepore, Timothy J.
Nantucket Island (Mass.) > Biography.
Nantucket Island (Mass.) > Description and travel.
Nantucket Island (Mass.) > Social life and customs.
Geography.
History.
Physicians > Atlantic Ocean > Biography.
Physicians > Massachusetts > Biography.
Genre: Electronic books.
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