Animals Don't Blush [NOOK Book]

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The confluence of the Yellowstone and Missouri Rivers is a region of the USA steeped in the history of the northern upper plains nomadic tribes, fur traders and the mountain men. I joined a veterinary practice there in 1960, directly out of veterinary school. These are the stories of the people and animals I encountered.

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Animals Don't Blush

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Overview

The confluence of the Yellowstone and Missouri Rivers is a region of the USA steeped in the history of the northern upper plains nomadic tribes, fur traders and the mountain men. I joined a veterinary practice there in 1960, directly out of veterinary school. These are the stories of the people and animals I encountered.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940011513213
  • Publisher: David R. Gross
  • Publication date: 9/10/2011
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 576,060
  • File size: 684 KB

Meet the Author

David R. Gross graduated from Colorado State University’s veterinary school in 1960 and was in private practice for ten years. He enrolled in graduate school and earned a M.Sc. degree in 1972 and a PhD degree in 1974 from the Ohio State University. He taught and did research at Texas A & M University; College of Veterinary Medicine for sixteen years then became Director of the Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Research labs at the University of Kentucky, College of Medicine for five years. He retired in 2006 after twelve years as Professor and Head of Veterinary Biosciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.


Dr. Gross’ expertise is in cardiovascular physiology. He is a Fellow of the Cardiovascular Section of the American Physiological Society. He published over ninety papers in refereed scientific journals and over a hundred abstracts in proceedings of scientific meetings. He co-edited three multi-authored textbooks and his single author text, “Animal Models in Cardiovascular Research” is in most medical libraries. Springer released the completely revised third edition of this text in July of 2009. Since retirement, Dr. Gross has been busy writing both fiction and non-fiction.


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  • Posted October 10, 2011

    Boring

    The author goes into way too much detail about trivial things that have nothing to do with the story. For instance when they go meet a new family for dinnr he describes in detail every pot, plate that was used to prepare the meal and ingrediants of the food. This goes on throughout the book. The editor should have done more cutting. I couldn't finish the book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 17, 2011

    Fast moving and enjoyable. If you like animals you'll like this!

    An enjoyable fictionalization of an animal Vet's first year in practice. Well written, hard to put down.

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