Home Is the Sailor: An Irish Country Doctor Story

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Tom Doherty Associates, Mar 5, 2013 - Fiction - 70 pages

Fans of Patrick Taylor's bestselling Irish Country novels know Dr. Fingal Flahertie O'Reilly as the irascible senior partner of a general practice in the colourful Irish village of Ballybucklebo.

But there was a time, shortly after arriving in Ballybucklebo, that Dr. O'Reilly was not widely accepted by the villagers. This touching short story tell of how O'Reilly, with a little help, began to overcome their objections.

Whether you're visiting for the first time, or you're a long-time resident, you'll enjoy this fun glimpse into life Patrick Taylor's village of Ballybucklebo.

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User Review  - Diana_Long_Thomas - LibraryThing

Re-read 2018 This short story in the Irish Country series looks into the first few months of Dr. O'Reilly's taking over of the practice in Ballybucklebo. He's recently been demobbed, released, from ... Read full review

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I would love to write a review of this book and delighted to see a new book, "Home is the Sailor" on offer. However, my delight was short lived when I discovered it was only available via e-book!! For those of us still holding out on reading great books on a screen instead of holding a book in our hands, will this be available at some time in paper format?? 

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Patrick Taylor, M.D., is the author of the Irish Country books, including An Irish Country Doctor, An Irish Country Village, An Irish Country Christmas, An Irish Country Girl, and An Irish Country Courtship. Taylor was born and raised in Bangor, County Down, in Northern Ireland. After qualifying as a specialist in 1969, he worked in Canada for thirty-one years. He now lives on Saltspring Island, British Columbia.

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