Out Island Doctor [Pdf/E–pub]
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age without a lot of research I had the pleasure of meeting this gentleman s aughter in Marsh Harbour without a lot of research I had the pleasure of meeting this gentleman s aughter in Marsh Harbour seeing the beautiful house the castle that Mr Cottman built high on the hill overlooking the turuoise Sea of Abaco an adventure he chronicles in the seuel to this memoir My Castle in the Air how a ream came true The story is just so captivating Cottman leaves his midwest US home and life as a high school teacher to follow his search for adventure in the Bahamas eventually finding himself e The Olivetti Chronicles doctuh to many of the remote communities on out islands in the Bahamas He ends up finding a wife and a whole new unexpected life for himself just because he had the courage to leave behind a safe and mundane lifeA real life adventure tale that is all the exciting and charming because it is true An interesting book I readuring medical school One of my all time favourites Chronicles a Bahamas that has largely The Lost Heart of Asia disappeared but one which I have heard from my grand parents and older relativesIt isefinitely written in the language of it s time so keep that in mind but I too have felt and seen the beautiful breeze of island shade and I have also waited until ay clean. A small Midwestern town to carve out for himself a new and adventurous life in the exotic Bahama Islan.
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An interesting read about a teacher who retires to the Bahamas to work as a octor Great for people who have traveled in the Bahamas A surprisingly good read for a non poet autobiography Simply told story of his experiences in the Bahamas Perhaps it s positively *clouded by my having grown up in the *by my having grown up in the An interesting memoir of the Caribbean from a uniue slice of time on the verge of modernity Non fiction story of a high school math teacher bored with his life who heads to the Bahamas in early 1930 s or 40 s
that time you could become an out island octor without credentials to read all this man id for the out islands of the Bahamas the services he offered sacrifices he made and nearly lost his own life Really good read A highly engaging autobiographical account of an Indiana high school science teacher with a MA in biochemistry who isliked cold winters and ended up moving to the Bahamas in the early 40s In the Bahamian out islands there were no octors and he found himself administering first aid and ultimately much medical help to the out islanders who would line up on the beach anticipating his periodic rounds by sailing skiff and greeting himAt that time you could become an out island octor without credentials
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This is a vivid view into the life of a part of a little known part the Bahamas at a time when almost no outsiders went there Well written and interesting to read The first copyright for this book was 1963 I in t read it until the 90 s and since have both suggested others to read it or given it as gifts numerous times It s am amazing true ocumentary type story of the life of Evans W Cottman The *Out Island Doctor Mr Cottman was originally from the US He secured *Island Doctor Mr Cottman was originally from the US He secured Master s egree in biochemistry but he never trained to be a The Good Lord Bird doctor it s just something he stumbled on while when De Doctuh Done Reach The Bahamas sometime in the 40 s Told with humor and honesty the reader enjoys an inside earful of the culture and the language enjoyed back then by the inhabitants of the outer islands of The Bahamas Crooked Island Andros Abaco Long Island Nassau etc Just reminiscing about this story makes me want to take if off of my A shelf and re read it I enjoyed every sentence of this book It gave a well told and unexpected picture of life in the Bahamas in the early to mid 20th Century nooubt a ifferent perspective than most couldreach This is a vivid view into the life of a part of a little known part
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