All Things Wise and Wonderful
Publication Date: November 1996
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This third bestselling collection finds beloved veterinarian James Herriot training for the Royal Air Force while going home to Yorkshire whenever he can to visit his wife and his many dear friends--of all species--and enthralling us once again with his marvelous and engaging stories.
James Herriot lived in Yorkshire, England with his wife and family, where his son has now taken over his veterinary practice. He is the author of the classic international bestsellers All Things Bright and Beautiful, All Things Wise and Wonderful, and The Lord God Made Them All. He is also the author of numerous collections of short stories and a series of illustrated books for children. Dr. Herriot died in February 1995.
Christopher Timothy starred as James Herriot in "All Creatures Great and Small," the internationally renowned BBC television series based on Herriot's work. A veteran of stage, screen, and TV, Mr. Timothy is a winner of the prestigious Sir John Gielgud Scholarship and the Sir Laurence Olivier Award. He also co-produced and starred in a critically acclaimed film version of James Herriot's Yorkshire.
"Christopher Timothy played James Herriot in the beloved BBC series "All Creatures Great and Small." Here Timothy reprises his role as the young country vet in this third collection of Herriot stories....Sit back with a cup of tea as Timothy tells you funny, gentle and occassionally sad tales about characters such as local farmers with broad accents; the posh Mrs. Pomphrey, whose overfed Poermanian passes gas; and the Ministry of Agriculture officials, who rake James over the coals for inept form-filling. Timothy develops countless individual voices with different class accents, and all are perfect."--AudioFile
"... humor, realism, sensitivity, earthiness... gentle compassion and a lively sense of the sad, the ridiculous, and the admirable." --Columbus Dispatch