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A Lot of Loose Ends - A Vet in Africa
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 111,190. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
A Lot of Loose Ends is Roland's account of his experiences in treating animals of all shapes and sizes in Africa and his many encounters with farmers, pet owners and politicians. Some of the tales he has to tell are hilarious, others hair-raising and a few horrific, but all are fascinating.
A Surgeon's Story. The Autobiography of Robert T. Morris
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,480. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
The amazing story of a New York doctor who pioneered surgery against a tide of professional opposition. As a leading naturalist and horticulturist, he also used his gifts of writing and poetry as an early advocate of nature. “Far more of a human and social portrait than a medical text, this reissue fills the prescription for fascinating reading.” Kirkus (2014)
The Soul of the Condor: A Forgotten Holocaust
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 95,060. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
Of Inca descent, the author describes his childhood in the in the Amazon jungle and his yearning to come to the United States. Through adversity, with tenacity, the young Peruvian immigrant becomes a doctor of medicine. He lives the American way of life, but his past haunts him. Winner, San Diego Book Awards: Best Published Memoir.
Climb Up the Steel Mountain
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 90,110. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
Kay was still alive and he had to save her now, right away. That was his duty as a cardiologist. He had read about the latest surgical procedures and went over them in his mind, but he had never really done one.
It's A Dog's Life For The Other Half
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 54,750. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
Steve Ankers’ wife Margaret and brother John have been vets all their lives, so Steve has spent a large part of his life helping them through amusing, harrowing and occasionally disgusting encounters with creatures of all varieties, shapes and sizes. This is a very well-written account of life working closely – sometimes TOO closely - with animals.
Broken Bones: New True Noir Essays From the Emergency Room by the Most Unfeeling Doctor in the World
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,530. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014 by Olo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
New, blistering, darkly funny essays breaking bones. And fixing them. And the seamy underside of life in the emergency room, with its cornucopia of crazy cases, not just bone-centred ones. For example, the man who tried to eat his own thumb and the case of bleeding brains. Warning: 1. Broken Bones bears no authorized resemblance to any TV show. Rated R. Medical noir. With cussing. Don’t read it.
Reclaiming My Birth Rights: A Mother's Wisdom Triumphs Over the Harmful Practices of Her Medical Profession
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 37,460. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
Surgeon Adrienne Carmack, MD, shares the personal and professional experiences that led her to become an advocate for natural childbirth, breastfeeding, and genital autonomy.
The Story of an African Doctor
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,870. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: April 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
This is a semi-biographical account of the life of a doctor from the time he was born until he ended his career as a general practitioner to specialise
Ernest Amory Codman: The End Result of a Life in Medicine
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 114,310. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
Here's the first book-length biography of Ernest A. Codman (1869-1940), "father of shoulder surgery" and pioneer in outcomes research. This book vividly recalls Codman's career, including his breakthrough idea that patients' progress should be followed long enough to determine if their treatments are working.
Einstein: Mentiras e Verdades
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,690. Language: Portuguese. Published: October 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
Einstein era um grande gênio ou plagiou as suas descobertas? (toda a polêmica envolvendo o físico brasileiro César Lattes que acusou Einstein de plagiar Poincaré. Será verdade?) Einstein era religioso ou ateu? Einstein ajudou a construir a bomba atômica? (nesse livro os bastidores da corrida armamentista entre os aliados e os nazistas pela obtenção da bomba atômica).
Packy & Me
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,320. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
On April 14, 1962, the birth of a precocious pachyderm captivated the world. The elephant--Portland, Oregon's own Packy--garnered national and international attention as the first captive elephant born in an American in 44 years. In the face of an unsettling time in Vietnam and rising racial tensions, America needed a distraction.
Fifty Shades of Grey’s Anatomy: The Unfeeling Doctor’s Fresh Confessions from the Emergency Room
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,340. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Olo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
Are women ruining medicine? Nah. Real life in the emergency lane, zeroing on body parts and chicks in scrubs. Just like Grey’s Anatomy, medicine with a little bit of sex. And, like Fifty Shades of Grey, a tiny bit of torture.
My Journey to Kilis
Price: Free! Words: 28,950. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
My Journey to Kilis follows a medical student from Qatar as he sets out to work with Syrian refugees for three weeks. It is a journal-styled piece of work that tries to explores the plight of Syrian victims in Kilis, Turkey. It is interspersed with emotions like sorrow and humor as it tries to tell the story from the point of view of a medical student, humanitarian and a human rights advocate.
Yu Get Jook! Diaries of a Jamaican Medic
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,090. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
(4.00 from 1 review)
This is not Jamaica ER of the UK's Channel 4. It's a kinder, more respectful & less invasive self expose of a Jamaican doctor's journey into and through medicine. Even so, it is no less eye opening, even shocking, & can be funny as all...well....read it.
Doctors, Disease, and Dying in the Pikes Peak Region
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,870. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » North America
Readers will learn about some of the formidable health challenges of our region, challenges often overcome by advancements in medical science; about the early development of health care as a thriving industry; and about the scientists, doctors, nurses, and other concerned professionals who have led the cause for a better quality of life in the Pikes Peak area.
The Work of Human Hands
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 130,970. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
THE WORK OF HUMAN HANDS is a timeless medical journey through pioneering surgeon Dr. Hardy Hendren’s legendary operating room that the Los Angeles Times called “impossible to forget.” The new edition includes a fresh introduction and a greatly expanded epilogue updating readers on Hendren and patient Lucy Moore today.
A Romance with the Heart
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 39,460. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
This true story of a journey from small-town boy to highly respected heart specialist, is filled with life’s insights and triumphs—and an insider’s look at how heart medicine developed and evolved in the 20th century. The book’s genuineness and honesty will engage you; its historical revelations will fascinate you.
The Courtship of Two Doctors: A 1930s Love Story of Letters, Hope & Healing
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 102,490. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012 by Little Dove Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » History » Biography
From a private collection of nearly 800 courtship letters, the daughter of two remarkable physicians has crafted a timeless valentine to long-lasting love and the healing profession.
The Boy Who Learned to Read
Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 25,590. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Born into a family of nomads in northern Somalia, Mohamud Ege’s life changed forever at five years old when his father was killed by a snake. Thanks to the foresight of a wise uncle, he was sent to school, where he discovered a love of learning. Forty years on, after many adventures and trials, he is a doctor in the UK.
Wilhelm Reich: una biografía personal
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,350. Language: Spanish. Published: May 22, 2012 by Peter Reich. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Social scientists & psychologists, Nonfiction » Biography » Social scientists & psychologists
Esta biografía de Wilhelm Reich capta la historia del brillante aprendiz de Freud quien declaró La revolución sexual y describió La función del orgasmo en la década de 1920, pero cayó en desgracia con el gobierno de los Estados Unidos en la década de1950 con sus afirmaciones sobre la energía orgón. El fue sentenciado a prisión y sus libros fueron quemados por el gobierno en 1956. Murió en 1957