Books by James Herriot

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James Herriot is the pen name of James Alfred "Alf" Wight, an author who based many of his books (such as “All Creatures Great and Small”) on his experiences as a veterinary surgeon in Yorkshire, England. Much of his work is semi-autobiographical. His books span a profound economic transition affecting the work of vets. Early in his career, his “patients” were often farm animals, including draught horses; but as they were replaced by mechanics, like tractors, the focus of vets’ work became household pets. James Herriot was most interested the relationships between country folks and their animals.

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James Herriot: A Critical Companion (Critical Companions to Popular Contemporary Writers)
James Herriot: A Critical Companion (Critical Companions to Popular Contemporary Writers)
by Michael Rossi
This study examines James Herriot's five major books as carefully crafted volumes of autobiography based on the building block of the short story. In each of these works Herriot explores the fundamental choice of values underlying a happy and successful life. In his vision the bonds of affection and mutual dependence between all...
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Categories: All Business, Investing and Leadership
All Creatures Great and Small & All Things Bright and Beautiful
All Creatures Great and Small & All Things Bright and Beautiful
by James Herriot
The first two memoirs in the New York Times–bestselling series from an English veterinarian—and the basis for the Masterpiece series on PBS.  All Creatures Great and Small: In the rolling dales of Yorkshire—a simple, rural region of Northern England—a young veterinarian from Sunderland joins a new practice. A stranger in an unfamiliar...
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Categories: All Biographies & Memoirs
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