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Close to Where the Heart Gives Out

A Year in the Life of an Orkney Doctor

Malcolm Alexander

Dissatisfied with his job in Glasgow, Malcolm Alexander was in his thirties when he accepted the post of ‘Island Doctor’ and set off with his wife and four boys, three geese, ducks, a guinea pig, a rabbit and the dog to a new life on Eday in the Orkneys archipelago. Beginning with the four-day journey to the island, this is his engrossing account of the challenges of being the sole doctor on a tiny, remote island. Slightly off-mint
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  • Publisher: Michael O'Mara
  • Year: 2019
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 320pp
  • Illustrated: No
  • Dimensions: 224x140mm
  • ISBN: 9781789290981
  • Condition: Very Good
  • Weight: 0.5kg
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