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James Herriot
Birth date: October 03, 1916
Died: February 23, 1995
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Bashara Likes Books
Bashara Likes Books rated it 5 years ago
I am an unabashed animal lover. I have been reading (and crying over) stories of animals for as long as I can remember. I don't know how this series and author escaped my attention for so long, but it's a shame really. I would have just eaten this stuff up with a fork and spoon my adolescent/teen...
Sharon E. Cathcart
Sharon E. Cathcart rated it 5 years ago
Anyone who knows me, knows how much I love animals. What many may not know is how author James Herriot's books inspired me to be a veterinarian. As a child, the answer to "What do you want to be when you grow up" was always "a vet."While that childhood dream did not come true, I have never lost the ...
Dor Does Books
Dor Does Books rated it 5 years ago
This isn't a review because it is beyond my ability to review this book. James Herriot was one of *the* authors of my teen years thanks to a second-hand bookstall and my Mammy's never ending enthusiasm for providing me with stuff she thinks I need in my life. On this matter, she was right. First p...
Reading Slothfully
Reading Slothfully rated it 6 years ago
I needed a break from Middle Earth, so figured some nice calming tales of bucolic life in Depression-era Great Britain would be just the thing. It turns out this book is not really a novel at all, rather a collection of some 67 or so vignettes from James Herriot's early days practicing veterinary me...
Stewartry rated it 6 years ago
James Herriot's books are, for me, the ultimate in comfort books. Which is odd, it occurred to me while listening to this audiobook; there's blood and gore and uterine explorations and knackerings and death and cruelty… There is casual mention of deeds and practices which would turn PETA's collectiv...
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