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Patrick Taylor


Born in 1941, Patrick Taylor was reared in Bangor, County Down, Northern Ireland. He was educated at Campbell College, Belfast and the Queen's University of Belfast--graduating in medicine in 1964. He trained as a gynaecologist, obtaining his speciality in 1969. Taylor emigrated to Canada in 1970 and has worked in Ontario, Alberta, Manitoba and British Columbia. Taylor is the co-author of six medical texts. He retired as Head of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Saint Paul's Hospital and Professor Emeritus, Faculty of Medicine at UBC in 2001 to write and sail full time. He now lives in Cootehall, County Roscommon, Ireland, but maintains strong Canadian ties.

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An Irish Country Doctor. Forge Books, New York (trade paper) 2008. Brandon Press, Ireland 2008. Rowholt Gmbh, Germany, 2008. The House of Books Holland, 2008, Espasa Caipe, Spain, 2008.
An Irish Country Village. Forge Books New York, 2008.
Readers Digest. Select Editions. USA/Canada, 2008.
Readers Digest. Select Editions. UK. Australia. New Zealand. USA/Canada 2007. Russia. Czech Republic. Finland. Sweden. Brazil. Poland, 2008.


An Irish Country Doctor 2008 in trade paper made the best seller lists of the Vancouver Sun, National Post, Quill and Quire, and USA today. It spent 9 weeks on the New York Times list.
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