James Herriot

James Herriot : The Life of a Country Vet

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Born Alf Wright in Sunderland, James Herriot published his first book at 53, going on to write a string of bestsellers which spawned two films and the popular television series All Creatures Great and Small. First published in 1997, this biography describes his early days in Glasgow and the 50 years he spent working as a country vet in Yorkshire.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 288 pages
  • 162 x 240 x 27mm | 608g
  • Headline Book Publishing
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 8pp colour and 24pp b/w
  • 0747219753
  • 9780747219750

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This memoir of the nicest vet of all time will cheer his myriad fans Mail on Sunday 'This memoir of the nicest vet of all time will cheer his myriad fans' Mail on Sunday
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About Graham Lord

Graham Lord was literary editor and weekly books columnist of the Sunday Express for many years, during which time he interviewed almost every major novelist and bestseller, from P.G. Wodehouse to Ruth Rendell. He is an author of both non-fiction and fiction.
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