Medicine Men: Extreme Appalachian Doctoring

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This Wall Street Journal best seller follows Jourdan's previous best seller Heart in the Right Place.

A collection of the most memorable moments from old-school rural physicians who each practiced medicine for more than 50 years in the Southern Appalachian Mountains. Hilarious, heroic, heartwarming true stories of miracle cures, ghost dogs, and much madcap medical mayhem.

Jourdan's work is often compared to James Herriot and Bill Bryson. Author...

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Overview

This Wall Street Journal best seller follows Jourdan's previous best seller Heart in the Right Place.

A collection of the most memorable moments from old-school rural physicians who each practiced medicine for more than 50 years in the Southern Appalachian Mountains. Hilarious, heroic, heartwarming true stories of miracle cures, ghost dogs, and much madcap medical mayhem.

Jourdan's work is often compared to James Herriot and Bill Bryson. Author of 3 national best sellers, Jourdan's first book is on hundreds of lists of best books of the year, best book club books, and funniest books. Heart in the Right Place was chosen as Family Circle magazine's first ever Book of the Month, and won the Elle magazine Reader's Prize.

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Editorial Reviews

Dolly Parton
"This is a wonderful book. I would have enjoyed it even if Carolyn wasn't a neighbor of mine in East Tennessee. She is a great writer." [review of "Heart in the Right Place"]
Fannie Flagg
"Heartwarming, funny and utterly appealing." [review of "Heart in the Right Place"]
Mamabear Cherei
A very heartwarming book full of little tales about various Appalachian Doctors over the past century. The author is the daughter of one of the old doctors of the Appalachians. The stories are very believable and will easily transport you back to a time when doctors actually made house calls.. even to homes that were way out in the middle of nowhere. These were men who were true healers. Doctors who cared deeply about the health of their patients. Many times.. accepting no pay at all.. or taking
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780988564312
  • Publisher: Jourdain-Michael
  • Publication date: 12/6/2012
  • Pages: 170
  • Sales rank: 346,330
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.36 (d)

Meet the Author

Carolyn is a former U.S. Senate Counsel to the Committee on Environment and Public Works and the Committee on Governmental Affairs. She has degrees from the University of Tennessee in Biomedical Engineering and Law.

Carolyn lives on the family farm in Strawberry Plains, Tennessee, with many stray animals.

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