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All Things Bright and Beautiful
All Things Bright and Beautiful
Author: James Herriot
Young James, now married and working as a small-town vet, encounters a cast of extraordinary characters as he makes his way through the Yorkshire countryside tending to sick cattle, pregnant ewes, ailing dogs -- and their eccentric owners. As always, Herriot's warmth, humor, and singular view of life makes readers laugh and cry, as they marv...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780553204568
ISBN-10: 0553204564
Publication Date: 10/1981
Pages: 438
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4.2 stars, based on 38 ratings
Publisher: Bantam
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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just as great as his first book; no decline in providing enjoyment. Just as many stories causing out-loud laughter and others drawing tears because they're so touching. I'm looking forward to reading the rest of the Herriot books.
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James Herriot's love for animals shines through in these feel good stories of his life as a country vet in England. From taking care of kittens and puppies all the way up through large farm animals, Mr. Herriot always has an interesting anecdote and lesson it impart. His entire series are a pleasure to read.
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Classic, the sequel to All Creatures great and Small.
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The second volume in the beloved series of memoirs of life in the Yorkshire Dales by the world's most celebrated animal doctor. This delightful volume contains the stories begun in All Creatures Great and Small.
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This book makes being a veterinarian seem like the most wonderful occupation and at the same time presents the very real world of human nature and animal sense of humor. A must read for anyone thinking of living with animals.
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These Herriot books are timeless and wholesome. Who wouldn't enjoy them and re-read them from time to time? They are a good antidote to those times when a reader is feeling down or sad or just wants to recall a kinder, gentler time.
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Animal lovers- rejoice, for you have stumbled on a gem of a book. A country vet writes his stories with compassion and humor.
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Love is wonderful the second time around...


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