Doctor Olds of Twillingate – Portrait of an American Surgeon in Newfoundland

Author: Gary Saunders
Genre: Non-Fiction
Dimensions: 12 × 8 × 2 in
Weight: 1 kg
Published: March 1, 1994
ISBN: 1-55081-092-8
EAN: 978-1-55081-092-9

An engrossing story of a bright John Hopkins graduate who fell in love with Newfoundland as a student, and who stayed to himself become the medical care system in northeastern Newfoundland for forty years.

Crusty, caring and unconventional, Dr. Olds’ skill and devotion made him such a folk hero that Newfoundland declared a province-wide Doctor Olds’ Day. Asked why he came to Twillingate for one year and stayed for forty, Newfoundland’s Connecticut Yankee tersely replied, Because I liked it.

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