The little mountain hamlet of Bryson City, North Carolina, offers more than dazzling vistas. For Walk Larimore, a young "flatlander" physician setting up his first practice, the town presents its peculiar challenges as well. It's a world where the family doctor is also the emergency physician, the coronier, and the obstetrician, and where wilderness medicine is part of the job, search-and- rescue calls in the national forest are a way of life, and the next patient just may be somebody's livestock or pe
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A true story with the heart, the humor, and the humility of a raw young doctor in his very first days as a new family doctor in a little town in the Appalachian Mountains.
Walt Larimore, MD, has been called 'one of the best known family physicians in America' and has been listed in the Best Doctors in America, The Guide to Americas Top Family Doctors, and Whos Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Who's Who in America, and the International Health Professionals of the Year. He is also a best-selling author who has written, co-written, or edited thirty books. He writing has been recognized with a number of national awards, including a Christianity Today Book of the Year award, a Retailers Choice book award, three Silver Medallion Book Awards, three Gold Medallion Book Award nominations, and three Christy Award nominations. He and his wife, Barb, have two grown children, two grandchildren, and live in Colorado Springs area with their tabby, Jack. His website is www.DrWalt.com and his Morning Glory, Evening Grace devotions can be found at www.Devotional.DrWalt.com.