|A heartwarming collection of beloved tales about dogs--from border collies and sheepdogs to the exploits of Tricki Woo, the unforgettable Pekinese--by the late author of All Creatures Great and Small is accompanied by commentary by the author on the various canines of his acquaintance. Reissue. *Author: Herriot, James *Publication Date: 1990/10/15 *Number of Pages: 320 *Binding Type: Paperback *Language: English *Depth: 1.00 *Width: 4.25 *Height: 6.75|
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This classic bestseller from America's most beloved storyteller, Veterinarian James Herriot, contains fifty unforgettable, heartwarming tales about dogs great and small. We read heartwarming stories of James Herriot's own dogs as well as all the wonderful people and animals we have already met and grown to love in his four bestselling story collections. This collection features the best of Herriot's dog stories, including three stories that were not previously published, and original, special commentary from Herriot on each story.A heartwarming collection of beloved tales about dogs--from border collies and sheepdogs to the exploits of Tricki Woo, the unforgettable Pekinese--by the late author of
With an introduction and notes from James Herriot himself, this tribute to man's best friend will move you to laughter and tears. This is a book that will be treasured for years to come.
James Alfred Wight Sunderland grew up in Glasgow, Scotland, where he attended veterinary school. He worked as a country veterinarian for the majority of his life, only beginning to write at the age of 50. He remained in the region of Yorkshire in Northern England from 1940 until his death, with brief posts in the former Soviet Union and Istanbul in the 1960s. In the early 1970s, "Alf" Wight, writing as James Herriot, had his first book published, ALL CREATURES GREAT AND SMALL. Based on his work with animals, this memoir became a huge hit all over the world. A few years later, the BBC produced a television series based on the popular title. Herriot's other books, including ALL THINGS BRIGHT AND BEAUTIFUL, were also well-received by the public. Herriot has inspired countless animal lovers and future veterinarians with his love of animals and his portrayal of the common men and women within his community. Several of his books have been made into films, and the Yorkshire Dales, where he lived and worked, attracts numerous visitors who desire to see for themselves the setting for his books. Wight died of cancer near the town of Thirsk.