Rugged Mercy

Rugged Mercy

A Country Doctor in Idaho's Sun Valley

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Dr. Robert Wright practiced medicine in the Sun Valley region of Idaho in the early decades of the 20th century, traveling to patients' homes by dogsled, buggy, and eventually Studebaker. In this account of the hardships of rural life, Doc Wright's grandson intertwines his grandfather's stories with his own memories of growing up in rural Idaho, drawing on newspaper reports. The book includes b&w photos. Annotation ©2013 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Press, [2013]
ISBN: 9780874223149
Characteristics: xi, 236 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm


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