James Herriot's Animal Stories

Author(s): James Herriot
Original Publish Date: Mar 01, 2003
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (2.93 hours)
Product Number: Z100126340
Released: Jun 02, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781593972387
Narrator/s: Christopher Timothy
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
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Available for the first time on CD, ten more delightful stories from the pen of the world's most beloved veterinarian-guaranteed to delight the Yorkshire vet's worldwide legions of fans When you enter the world of James Herriot's Animal Stories, you'll share his wonder and humor, his adventures and misadventures as he contends with pet owners and landowners; rough-spoken farmers and soft-spoken gentry; orphaned lambs, litters of piglets and puppies, cattle and draught horses; and a miscellany of cats and dogs including, of course, Mrs. Pumphrey's inimitable Pekinese, Tricki Woo

Professional reviews

"These warm and charming remembrances of an English country veterinarian are framed with wit and alacrity by author Herriot and reader Christopher Timothy, who played the vet on the long-running BBC series. The uncluttered audio track allows strong verbal pictures to develop, cozy and nostalgic as Christmas in Yorkshire. This storytelling is observant, revealing, and entertaining--there's no skimping on local color or even medical procedures, some of which may put off squeamish listeners. The stoic folk--thick accents and all--and quirky animals to whom Herriot ministers will be welcome visitors to your ears and mind in this ten-story collection. D.J.B. (c) AudioFile 2004, Portland, Maine"

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