Home Is the Sailor

An Irish Country Doctor Story

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Patrick Taylor

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Fans of Patrick Taylor’s bestselling Irish Country novels know Dr. Fingal Flahertie O’Reilly as the irascible senior partner of a general practice in the colourful Irish village of Ballybucklebo.

But there was a time, shortly after arriving in Ballybucklebo, that Dr. O'Reilly was not widely accepted by the villagers. This touching short story tell of how O'Reilly, with a little help, began to overcome their objections.

Whether you're visiting for the first time, or you're a long-time resident, you'll enjoy this fun glimpse into life Patrick Taylor's village of Ballybucklebo.

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Praise for Home Is the Sailor

“What Herriot did for Yorkshire, Taylor does for Northern Ireland . . . minus the animals, of course, but with all the good sentiments.”—Kirkus Reviews on An Irish Country Wedding 

“Taylor is a bang-up storyteller who captivates and entertains from the first word.”
Publishers Weekly on An Irish Country Girl

“The author laces his heartwarming moments with liberal doses of whiskey and colourful Ulster invectives.”—Chicago Sun-Times

“Patrick Taylor has become probably the most popular Irish-Canadian writer of all time.”
The Globe and Mail


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Patrick Taylor

PATRICK TAYLOR, M.D., was born and raised in Bangor, County Down, in Northern Ireland. Dr. Taylor is a distinguished medical researcher, offshore sailor, model-boat builder, and father of two grown children. He now lives on Saltspring Island, British Columbia.

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Home Is the Sailor
An Irish Country Doctor Story
Patrick Taylor

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Tom Doherty Associates
Forge Books
March 2013
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781466837775
ISBN10: 1466837772
eBook Original70 pages
$1.99

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Macmillan Audio
March 2013
Unabridged Digital Audio
ISBN: 9781427235152
ISBN10: 1427235155
Audio Run Time: 2:00
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