The real James Herriot : a memoir of my father

by Wight, Jim, 1943-

Format: Large Print 1999
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Bethel Park Public Library Large Print LP 636.089 WI
Location  Bethel Park Public Library
 
Collection  Large Print
 
Call Number  LP 636.089 WI
 
 
Summary
The story of how young vet Alf Wight (aka James Herriot) traveled from Glasgow to the small Yorkshire town of Thirsk (aka Darrowby) to take the job of assistant vet, is one that is well known through his internationally celebrated books. Now this warm and poignant memoir ventures beyond All Creatures Great and Small to reveal the man behind the stories -- the private individual who refused to allow fame and wealth to interfere with his practice or his family. Only Jim Wight could write this definitive biography of the man who was his father, his colleague, and his best friend.
Additional Information
Series Thorndike Press large print biography series.
Subjects Herriot, James.
Veterinarians -- England -- Yorkshire -- Biography.
Large type books.
Publisher Thorndike, Me. :Thorndike Press,1999
Language English
Notes First published in 1999 by Ballantine Books.
"Thorndike large print"--Spine.
Description 701 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 23 cm.
ISBN 0786225890 (lg. print : hc : alk. paper)
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