An Unspoken Art by Lee Gutkind
Profiles of Veterinary Life (1st Edition)

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Stories depicting contemporary veterinary life address many of the current issues surrounding the profession and illustrate the challenges faced by zoo veterinarians and a profile of a veterinarian in rural Pennsylvania. 12,500 first printing."

About Lee Gutkind

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Lee Gutkind has been recognized by "Vanity Fair" as "the godfather behind creative nonfiction." A prolific writer, he has authored and edited over twenty-five books, and is the founder and editor of "Creative Nonfiction", the first and largest literary magazine to publish only narrative nonfiction. Gutkind has received grants, honors, and awards from numerous organizations including the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Science Foundation. A man of many talents, Gutkind has been a motorcyclist, medical insider, sports expert, sailor, and college professor. He is currently distinguished writer in residence in the Consortium for Science, Policy, and Outcomes at Arizona State University and a professor in the Hugh Downs School of Human Communication.
Published July 1, 1997 by Henry Holt & Co. 226 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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As Gutkind makes the rounds of various veterinary climes--from tony, high-fee Manhattan practices to mucky farms, from cutting-edge animal hospitals to zoos and exotic wildlife menageries--he encounters an extraordinary group of doctors, all of whom possess quick wits (on isolated farms, one must...

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Gutkind notes that some 45% of cat owners and 25% of dog owners invite their pets into their beds at night--exactly the (people) audience that will be charmed by his depiction of veterinarians, whom he considers more humanistic than physicians.

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