Drinking from the Trough: A Veterinarian's Memoir

She Writes Press

Narrated by Sara Morsey

9 hr 34 min

Mary Carlson didn't plan to become a veterinarian, let alone the caretaker of many cats, two huskies, and horses (some with manners, some without). A suburban Chicago girl, she only knew about the American West from her uncle's stories. But thanks to him, she moved to Colorado for college—and, after falling in love with a veterinary student, settled there for good. Her husband's work inspired her to leave teaching, become a vet herself, and open a feline-exclusive clinic. Along the way, there were grueling years of vet school, a shattered hip, an enduring love, illness, and death—and the rediscovery that life, especially one filled with delightful animals, is worth living.

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Publisher
She Writes Press
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Published on
Nov 1, 2018
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Duration
9h 34m 38s
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ISBN
9781987122930
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Language
English
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Genres
Biography & Autobiography / Personal Memoirs
Family & Relationships / Death, Grief, Bereavement
Pets / Essays & Narratives
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Eligible for Family Library

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