Friday, June 24, 2011

A Classic - All Creatures Great and Small

Title: All Creatures Great and Small
Author: James Herriot

ISBN:
9780312330859

This memoir (Book 1 of a number that Herriot penned before his death in 1995) tells the story of a young veterinarian working in Yorkshire, England, during the 1930’s. Both humorous and poignant, the animal life and death narratives are interspersed with up-close-and-personal tales of the unique humans who love these creatures, in addition to a travelogue of the Yorkshire Dales. You’ll be tempted to greet the next friend you meet with “Naow then, how ista?”

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