All creatures great and small

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Twenty years ago, St. Martin's Press published a volume of memoirs by an unknown Scottish veterinarian named James Herriot. Its title was All Creatures Great and Small .

Within a year, the book had become recognized as a masterpiece. In the two decades that have followed, James Herriot has become one of the most universally loved authors of our time.

Now, as we celebrate the publication of Every Living Thing -- the country vet's fifth book of memoirs-- St. Martin's is proud to reissue the book that started it all. Its pages, now as then, are full of humor, warmth, pathos, drama, and James Herriot's unique, richly justified love of life. His journeys across the Yorkshire dales, his encounters with humans and dogs, cows and kittens are illumined by his infinite fascination and affection, and rendered with all the infectious joy of a born storyteller.

As one reviewer wrote," If you ever loved a friend, human or otherwise, this is the book for you."

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9780312330859
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Herriot, James
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Veterinarians -- Biography
Veterinarians -- Correspondence
Veterinarians -- England -- Yorkshire -- Biography
title_displayAll creatures great and small
title_fullAll creatures great and small / James Herriot
All creatures great and small Herriot, James.
All creatures great and small [electronic resource] / James Herriot
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Herriot, James
Veterinarians