Diagnosis Male (wt)

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HarperCollins Publishers, Aug 1, 2011 - Fiction - 176 pages
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From full-time hypochondriac and first-time author Troy Harvey comes this collection of stories about one of the great traumas in a man's life - going to the doctor's. Intensely funny (and painfully true), Troy's encounters with health professionals of all persuasions rarely go according to plan...

A series of laugh-out-loud funny tales about troy Harvey's visits to various doctors for a variety of ailments. From hypnotherapists to psychologists and GPs, men will relate, and women will enjoy getting a man's perspective on health matters. It's a known fact that males don't like going to the doctor's. Whether it's the discomfort of having a stranger 'get intimate' with you, or just sitting in a waiting room that's infested with germs - most men will go to extreme lengths to put off the inevitable. that's because when we are finally made to go - usually under pressure from someone just trying to stop us complaining - the little things we convince ourselves are nothing serious become blown out of proportion. • Indigestion becomes a heart attack. • Knee pain becomes MS. • A small itch becomes a flesh-eating virus. the possibilities are endless - and in troy Harvey's case, hilarious ...

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About the author (2011)

Troy Harvey has worked in the advertising industry as a copywriter for the last 12 years. He has previously worked in radio in a number of capacities: he was the midnight-til-dawn announcer on 2CH, then the panel operator and unofficial ‘small comments’ sidekick for Clive Robertson’s breakfast show on 2GB and Bob Roger’s morning show on 2CH. After this he moved to 2MMM where he was a Rock Patrol driver (aka Black Thunders) doing 4 live crosses a day on air. While at MMM he was also often sent as the station representative to open and host events. He is 35 years old and lives in Sydney.

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