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    All Things Wise and Wonderful: The Classic Memoirs of a Yorkshire Country Vet (Paperback) By (author) James Herriot

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    DescriptionThe third volume of memoirs from the author who inspired the BBC series All Creatures Great and Small Training as an RAF pilot in the smoke and bustle of London is a far cry from James Herriot's day job as a country vet in the Yorkshire Dales. And while he is keen to serve Queen and country, James cannot help but miss his life in Darrowby -- despite frequent arguments between his colleagues, ornery cattle and equally ornery farmers, and the continuing saga of Cedric the flatulent dog. But most of all he misses his wife Helen; pregnant with their first child. The question is constantly hanging over him -- will he be going to war? And when will he get to go home? Since they were first published, James Herriot's memoirs have sold millions of copies and entranced generations of animal lovers. Charming, funny and touching, All Things Wise and Wonderful is a heart-warming story of determination, love and companionship from one of Britain's best-loved authors.


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    Title
    All Things Wise and Wonderful
    Subtitle
    The Classic Memoirs of a Yorkshire Country Vet
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) James Herriot
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 464
    Width: 130 mm
    Height: 197 mm
    Thickness: 38 mm
    Weight: 469 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781447226062
    ISBN 10: 1447226062
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: COU
    BIC subject category V2: BM
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S7.7
    BIC subject category V2: MZ
    BISAC V2.8: FIC000000
    BIC subject category V2: 1DBKEYK
    DC23: 636.089092
    Publisher
    Pan MacMillan
    Imprint name
    Pan Books
    Publication date
    17 January 2013
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    James Herriot grew up in Glasgow and qualified as a veterinary surgeon at Glasgow Veterinary College. Shortly afterwards he took up a position as an assistant in a North Yorkshire practice where he remained, with the exception of his wartime service in the RAF, until his death in 1995.