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A Country Doctor (Paperback)

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Nan Prince is an orphan who becomes the ward of the local general practitioner, Dr. Leslie, upon the death of her elderly aunt. Nan and Dr. Leslie develop a close emotional bond. She is a bright young woman who enjoys accompanying him during his long day's work as a country doctor in Oldfields. They often discuss medicine and healing. Dr. Leslie encourages Nan to read medical books, while instilling in her an understanding of the intimacies of his patients' lives and a love of caring for them. He would like to see her become a physician, an ambition she soon begins to pursue despite many obstacles. She goes away to medical school in the city.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781523738632
ISBN-10: 1523738634
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: January 29th, 2016
Pages: 190
Language: English