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Appointments at the Ends of the World

Appointments at the Ends of the World Author William B. Karesh
ISBN-10 0446675997
Release 2000
Pages 384
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An internationally famous wildlife veterinarian chronicles his experiences and adventures caring for wild animals in virtually every corner of the world and discusses his fierce dedication to the cause of wildlife conservation. Reprint.



Tales of an African Vet

Tales of an African Vet Author Roy Aronson
ISBN-10 9780762766901
Release 2011-10-04
Pages 240
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When do you watch a wild animal suffer and let nature take its course, and when do you intervene? In his more than twenty-five years as an African vet, Roy Aronson has tended to a two-ton rhino that lost its horn after colliding with a concrete wall, facilitated the miraculous recovery of a squirrel monkey, performed eye surgery on a lion out in the bush, and treated a hedgehog that had been mauled by a dog. He has also worked with some of Africa’s most dedicated conservationists and wildlife veterinarians. He has witnessed their passion and bravery and been with them when hard decisions had to be made. Tales of an African Vet brings together Dr. Aronson’s adventures in a rare behind-the-scenes look at those who treat wild animals in their natural habitats. Whether you are drawn to outdoor adventure stories, African wildlife, or the veterinarian’s trade, you will find this a riveting read, filled with rich insights into both the animal and human cultures of Africa.



Life Stories A Guide to Reading Interests in Memoirs Autobiographies and Diaries

Life Stories  A Guide to Reading Interests in Memoirs  Autobiographies  and Diaries Author Maureen O'Connor
ISBN-10 9781610691468
Release 2011-08-23
Pages 723
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Memoirs, autobiographies, and diaries represent the most personal and most intimate of genres, as well as one of the most abundant and popular. Gain new understanding and better serve your readers with this detailed genre guide to nearly 700 titles that also includes notes on more than 2,800 read-alike and other related titles. • A list of subjects and suggested "read-alikes" accompany each title • Appendixes cover awards, websites, and resources • Detailed indexes provide further points of access



Veterinarian

Veterinarian Author John Riddle
ISBN-10 9781422290644
Release 2014-09-02
Pages 96
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Find out what it takes to be a veterinarian with character... Veterinarians need many skills, including: •The ability to analyze problems; •Knowledge of new developments and techniques in veterinarian medicine; •The confidence to handle animals who are sick or injured; and •Communication skills for speaking with animal owners and other professionals. Veterinarians don't only work with animals; they also work with people. That's why these professionals need the core qualities of good character— Integrity... Compassion... Courage... Responsibility... A sense of fairness... Self-discipline... And citizenship. A career in veterinary medicine can be both rewarding and exciting. Veterinarian will tell you more.



How to Write a Book Proposal The Complete Guide to Securing a Book Deal

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How to Write a Book Proposal The Complete Guide to Securing a Book Deal has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from How to Write a Book Proposal The Complete Guide to Securing a Book Deal also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full How to Write a Book Proposal The Complete Guide to Securing a Book Deal book for free.



The New York Times Book Reviews 2000

The New York Times Book Reviews 2000 Author New York Times Staff
ISBN-10 1579580580
Release 2001
Pages 2500
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This anthology examines Love's Labours Lost from a variety of perspectives and through a wide range of materials. Selections discuss the play in terms of historical context, dating, and sources; character analysis; comic elements and verbal conceits; evidence of authorship; performance analysis; and feminist interpretations. Alongside theater reviews, production photographs, and critical commentary, the volume also includes essays written by practicing theater artists who have worked on the play. An index by name, literary work, and concept rounds out this valuable resource.



Trouble with Lions The

Trouble with Lions  The Author Jerry Haigh
ISBN-10 9780888646347
Release 2013-02-20
Pages 488
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The trouble with lions is that while you are conducting a pregnancy test, you need to be equally, if not more, aware of what you can learn from the lion's other end. That is one lesson that Jerry Haigh brings home in this fascinating collection of stories about working with wild animals in Africa. Conversational in tone, conservational in theme—you will be right beside Jerry, wife Jo, and a colourful cast of vets, guides, and wardens as they scour Africa’s sprawling vistas “troubleshooting” lions, rhinos, humans, and other indigenous mammals. Conservationists, veterinarians, and fans of real-life adventure tales will want to keep this memoir handy on the dashboards of their Land Cruisers.



All Creatures Great and Small

All Creatures Great and Small Author James Herriot
ISBN-10 9781453227909
Release 2011-11-15
Pages 440
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This witty and heartwarming memoir, based on the author’s own experiences, became an international success, spawning sequels, inspiring a beloved BBC television series, and winning over animal lovers everywhere. In the rolling dales of Yorkshire, a simple, rural region of northern England, a young veterinarian from Sunderland joins a new practice. A stranger in a strange land, he must quickly learn the odd dialect and humorous ways of the locals, master outdated equipment, and do his best to mend, treat, and heal pets and livestock alike. This witty and heartwarming collection, based on the author’s own experiences, became an international success, spawning sequels and winning over animal lovers everywhere. Perhaps better than any other writer, James Herriot reveals the ties that bind us to the creatures in our lives.



Words on Cassette 2002

Words on Cassette  2002 Author R R Bowker Publishing
ISBN-10 0835245160
Release 2002-01
Pages 4891
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Words on Cassette 2002 has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Words on Cassette 2002 also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Words on Cassette 2002 book for free.



Porcupines to Polar Bears Stories of a Wildlife Veterinarian

Porcupines to Polar Bears  Stories of a Wildlife Veterinarian Author Jerry Haigh
ISBN-10 1896124615
Release 2016-03
Pages 304
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Jerry Haigh shares his adventures as a wildlife veterinarian with the University of Saskatchewan, journeying from Mount Kenya in Africa to Canada's Northwest Territories, treating hippos, lions, moose, polar bears, and more. This volume is filled with heart-warming and exciting stories from a time when being a wildlife veterinarian was a rare occupation.



Creatures of the Rock

Creatures of the Rock Author Andrew Peacock
ISBN-10 9780385682619
Release 2015-10-13
Pages 304
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Andrew Peacock relates stories of his life as a veterinarian in rural Newfoundland.



Ever by My Side

Ever by My Side Author Nick Trout
ISBN-10 9780767932011
Release 2012-02
Pages 320
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The veterinarian author of Tell Me Where It Hurts shares whimsical and nostalgic stories about the pets who have shared his life and the many lessons they imparted about family, friendship and loyalty. Reprint.



A Yorkshire Vet Through the Seasons

A Yorkshire Vet Through the Seasons Author Julian Norton
ISBN-10 9781782438519
Release 2017-09-14
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Warm and heartfelt stories and amusing anecdotes from the life of a vet in God's Own County. Julian Norton has been a vet for over twenty years, and in that time he has treated animals of every kind - snakes and lizards, fish and fowl, sheep, goats, alpacas, cows, horses, swans . you name it, Julian has seen it and, most likely, made it better! In A Yorkshire Vet Through the Seasons, Julian recounts more inspirational tales from his life, the animals he has treated and the people he has met, as well as taking us through the seasons, showing the challenges and surprises that occur at the most unlikely times. His voice, well known from the television series A Yorkshire Vet on Channel 5, comes over loud and clear in his writing, and the compassion and professionalism he is known for on the TV shines brightly through these pages. Whether he's tending to a domestic pet at his practice in Thirsk or called out to an injured swan in the middle of a cold Yorkshire night, the animals always come first and Julian's passion and commitment are always to the fore. Full of drama, small triumphs, sadness and happiness, this book is an inspiration for anyone who loves animals as well as those who dream of becoming a vet.



All My Patients Have Tales

All My Patients Have Tales Author Jeff Wells
ISBN-10 1429966955
Release 2009-04-14
Pages 240
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All My Patients Have Tales is a heartwarming and funny collection of stories by a dedicated veterinarian featuring wild horses, porcupine-quill-covered dogs, male cats in labor, an extremely ornery pygmy donkey, an enormous hog, as well as many other domestic, and not so "domestic" animals. Wells begins his work as an inexperienced recent college grad and emerges a caring and beloved veterinarian. Affording the reader an inside glimpse into his daily life, he narrates many uplifting, life-altering, lifethreatening, and hilarious episodes.



Zoo Vet

Zoo Vet Author David Taylor
ISBN-10 0397012071
Release 1977-01-01
Pages 255
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An animal doctor specializing in rare and wild animals recounts his professional visits to zoos and game preserves around the world and tells about hilarious situations and lost causes



The Rhino with Glue On Shoes

The Rhino with Glue On Shoes Author Lucy H. Spelman, DVM
ISBN-10 9780440337881
Release 2008-06-24
Pages 336
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A moray eel diagnosed with anorexia…A herd of bison whose only hope is a crusading female doctor from Paris…A vet desperately trying to save an orphaned whale by unraveling the mystery of her mother’s death…This fascinating book offers a rare glimpse into the world of exotic animals and the doctors who care for them. Here pioneering zoological veterinarians—men and women on the cutting edge of a new medical frontier—tell real-life tales of daring procedures for patients weighing tons or ounces, treating symptoms ranging from broken bones to a broken heart, and life-and-death dramas that will forever change the way you think about wild animals and the bonds we share with them. From a root canal on a three-thousand pound hippo to one doctor’s heartbreaking effort to save a critically ill lemur, here are acts of rescue, kindness, and cross-disciplinary cooperation between zoo vets and other top scientists. We meet highly trained specialists racing against time and circumstance to save the lives of some of the most exotic animals in the world. Shoes designed for racehorses help a rhinoceros with a debilitating foot disease. A kangaroo survives spinal surgery performed by a leading human doctor. These unforgettable stories capture the bonds that develop between vets and their animal patients, the ingenious measures many vets have tried, and the remarkable new insights modern medical technology is giving us into the physiology and behaviors of wild animals. At once heart-quickening and clinically fascinating, the stories in this remarkable collection represent some of the most moving and unusual cases ever taken on by zoological vets. A chronicle of discovery, compassion, and cutting-edge medicine, The Rhino with Glue-on Shoes is must reading for animal lovers, science buffs, and anyone who loves a well-told tale. From the Hardcover edition.



The Scalpel and the Soul

The Scalpel and the Soul Author Allan J. Hamilton, MD, FACS
ISBN-10 9781440638060
Release 2008-03-13
Pages 272
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A Harvard-educated neurosurgeon reveals his experiences—in and out of the operating room—with apparitions, angels, exorcism, after-death survival, and the miracle of hope. For the millions who have enjoyed Proof of Heaven, Heaven is Real, To Heaven and Back, and Getting to Heaven—an inspiring tale from where the veil between life and death is often at its thinnest. The Scalpel and the Soul explores how premonition, superstition, hope, and faith not only become factors in how patients feel but can change outcomes. It validates the spiritual manifestations physicians see every day and empowers patients to voice their spiritual needs when they seek medical help. Finally, it addresses the mysterious, attractive powers the soul exerts during life-threatening events.