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The Resource The Wily O'Reilly : Irish country stories, Patrick Taylor

The Wily O'Reilly : Irish country stories, Patrick Taylor

Label
The Wily O'Reilly : Irish country stories
Title
The Wily O'Reilly
Title remainder
Irish country stories
Statement of responsibility
Patrick Taylor
Title variation
wily OReilly
Title variation remainder
Irish country stories
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Long before Dr. Fingal Flahertie O'Reilly made most readers' acquaintance in Patrick Taylor's bestselling novel An Irish Country Doctor, he appeared in a series of humorous columns originally published in Stitches: The Journal of Medical Humour. These warm and wryly amusing vignettes provide an early glimpse at the redoubtable Dr. O'Reilly as he tends to the colourful and eccentric residents of Ballybucklebo, a cozy Ulster village nestled in the bygone years of the early sixties. Those seminal columns have been collected in The Wily O'Reilly: Irish Country Stories. In this convenient volume, Patrick Taylor's legions of devoted fans can savor the enchanting origins of the Irish Country series . . . and newcomers to Ballybucklebo can meet O'Reilly for thevery first time. An ex-Navy boxing champion, classical scholar, crypto-philanthropist, widower, and hard-working general practitioner, Fingal Flahertie O'Reilly is crafty and cantankerous in these charming slices of rural Irish life. Whether he's educating a naive man of the cloth in the facts of life, dealing with chronic hypochondriacs and malingerers, clashing with pigheaded colleagues, or raising a pint in the neighborhood pub, the wily O'Reilly knows a doctor's work is never done, even if some of his "cures" can't be found in any medical text!"--
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Summary
"An ex-Navy boxing champion, classical scholar, crypto-philanthropist, widower, and hard-working general practitioner, Fingal Flahertie O'Reilly is crafty and cantankerous in these charming slices of rural Irish life. Whether he's educating a naive man of the cloth in the facts of life, dealing with chronic hypochondriacs and malingerers, clashing with pigheaded colleagues, or raising a pint in the neighborhood pub, the wily O'Reilly knows a doctor's work is never done, even if some of his "cures" can't be found in any medical text!"--
Tone
Writing style
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10273558
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation source
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http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1941-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Taylor, Patrick
Dewey number
813/.52
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9199.3.T36
LC item number
W55 2014
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1941-
  • 1941-
  • 1941-
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  • 1941-
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  • 1941-
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  • Taylor, Patrick
  • Taylor, Patrick
  • Taylor, Patrick
  • Taylor, Patrick
  • Taylor, Patrick
  • Taylor, Patrick
  • Taylor, Patrick
  • Taylor, Patrick
  • Taylor, Patrick
  • Taylor, Patrick
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Irish Country books
Series volume
0010
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • O'Reilly, Fingal Flahertie (Fictitious character)
  • Physicians (General practice)
  • Country life
  • FICTION / General
  • FICTION / Medical
  • FICTION / Family Life
  • Ulster (Northern Ireland and Ireland)
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
Irish country stories
Label
The Wily O'Reilly : Irish country stories, Patrick Taylor
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20889688
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
335 pages
Isbn
9780765338389
Isbn Type
: HRD
Lccn
2013028039
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (1234)174197
  • (DLC)BK0013362084
Label
The Wily O'Reilly : Irish country stories, Patrick Taylor
Publication
Note
"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20889688
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
335 pages
Isbn
9780765338389
Isbn Type
: HRD
Lccn
2013028039
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (1234)174197
  • (DLC)BK0013362084

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