Tell Me Where It Hurts: A Day of Humor, Healing and Hope in My Life as an Animal Surgeon
Publish date: March 11th 2008
Pages no: 286
Edition language: English
My middle-school non-fiction reader with a fascination for cows loved it. I thought it was OK. Definitely not up to the standard set by James Herriot for veterinary memoirs, but few are.
I've read a couple of Nick Trout's other books and enjoyed them thoroughly. As an animal lover who (thanks to James Herriot) wanted to be a veterinarian for many years, the books were an obvious fit to my interests.In this outing, Trout takes several representative cases and turns them into one repr...
Cute book..this was my second time reading it. I did enjoy the stories and will def. be seeking out more from this author.
There were some interesting accounts of life-saving surgery here, but what I came away with, more than anything, was the feeling that Trout anthromorphized his patients in a way I wasn't comfortable with. Perhaps listening to this the week we had to euthanize our 15-year-old cat was not a good choic...
I didn't get it finished but what I read was good.
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