All things bright and beautiful

James Herriot

Book - 2014

A Yorkshire veterinarian describes the adventures and experiences of his career as he tends to sick cattle, pregnant ewes, ailing dogs, and their eccentric owners, in a celebration of the relationships between human and animal.

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Published
New York : St. Martin's Griffin 2014.
Edition
Second St. Martin's Griffin edition
Language
English
Physical Description
378 pages ; 21 cm
ISBN
9781250766359
9781250058126
1250058120
Main Author
James Herriot (author)
Review by Publisher Summary 1

Rereleased to coincide with the debut of the upcoming PBS series, a second entry in James Herriot’s iconic series incorporates major chapters from the UK-published originals, Let Sleeping Vets Lie and Vet in Harness. Reprint. 75,000 first printing. TV tie-in.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

A Yorkshire veterinarian describes the adventures and experiences of his career as he tends to sick cattle, pregnant ewes, ailing dogs, and their eccentric owners, in a celebration of the relationships between human and animal.

Review by Publisher Summary 3

A tie-in to the PBS Masterpiece series and Christmas specialThe second volume in the multimillion copy bestselling series.Millions of readers have delighted in the wonderful storytelling and everyday miracles of James Herriot in the fifty years since his animal stories were first introduced to the world.All Things Bright and Beautiful is the beloved sequel to Herriot's first collection, All Creatures Great and Small, and picks up as Herriot, now newly married, journeys among the remote hillside farms and valley towns of the Yorkshire Dales, caring for their inhabitants—both two- and four-legged. Throughout, Herriot's deep compassion, humor, and love of life shine as we laugh, cry, and delight in the portraits of his many varied animal patients and their equally varied owners.