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By James Herriot

Readers loved James Herriot's stories of his lifestyles as a Yorkshire animal medical professional in All Creatures nice and Small and All issues vivid and Beautiful. Now here is a 3rd pleasant quantity of memoirs wealthy with Herriot's personal model of humor, perception, and wisdom.

In the midst of global warfare II, James is education for the Royal Air strength, whereas going domestic to Yorkshire at any time when attainable to determine his very pregnant spouse, Helen. Musing on prior adventures during the dales, vacationing with outdated acquaintances, and introducing ratings of recent and fun characters―animal and human alike―Herriot enthralls together with his uncanny skill to spin a most tasty and heartfelt yarn.

Millions of readers have extremely joyful within the magnificent storytelling and daily miracles of James Herriot within the over thirty years because his pleasant animal tales have been first brought to the world.

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