James Herriot's Dog Stories
By James Herriot
(Griffin, Paperback, 9780312364526, 426pp.)
Publication Date: November 14, 2006
List Price: $16.99*
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James Herriot is one of the most beloved storytellers of our time. The warm and joyful memoirs of his life as a country vet in Yorkshire have endeared him to countless readers around the world, and many of his most memorable tales featured man's best friend.
Here are the complete dog stories from his much-beloved memoirs: a handsome collection of tales, available for the first time in trade paperback, that will warm the hearts of dog lovers around the world. Featuring a special introduction by the author and his own accompanying notes to each specially illustrated story, this tribute from man to dog is a volume no Herriot fan will want to be without.
"Fifty touching and memorable dog stories from the veterinarian and master storyteller of Yorkshire... an extra special treat!" --Kirkus Reviews "Herriot's real gift lies in keeping us intrigued with his human and dog characters...Herriot teaches us how unpredictable and joyous life can be." --San Francisco Chronicle "[Herriot has the] ability to touch readers with his stories of pets and their eccentric owners and to bring them into the harshly beautiful world of the Yorkshire dales." --Chicago Tribune
"His message is affectionate, and his four-footed creatures are irresistible." --Time