This story of Mike's four-year surgical residency at the Mayo Clinic traces his rise from eager but clueless first-year resident to accomplished chief resident in his final year. With unparalleled humor, he recounts the disparity between people's perceptions of a doctor's glamorous life and the real thing: a succession of run-down cars that are towed to the junkyard, long weekends moonlighting at rural hospitals, a family that grows larger every year, and a laughable income.
Edward Daly's memoirs, Mister, Are You a Priest?, offer a moving, first-person narrative of what it was like for a young man who aspired to the priesthood to grow up on the border of midcentury Northern Ireland. Buy the Book!
Though the home was dysfunctional and all the children suffered at the hands of their parents, Kenneth and Patrick were singled out for horrific abuse at the hands of their mother.
Allow me to introduce myself, my name is Jim Corbett and I originally hail from Limerick City. I have recently written a book about my grandfather and his adventures during the Irish War of Independence and the Irish Civil War, entitled Not while I have Ammo. During the Irish Civil War between the 15th and the 20th July 1922, the Republican-held Strand Barracks in Limerick, on what is now Clancy’s Strand, came under constant ferocious attacks from Free State troops.
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