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Focus On Writing Paragraphs And Essays Instructors Annotated Edition Kirszner 031244088X 9780312440886 In the years after the publication of All Creatures Great and Small, James Herriot became the most beloved storyteller of our time. The warm and jo
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Focus On Writing Paragraphs And Essays Instructors Annotated Edition by Kirszner

In the years after the publication of All Creatures Great and Small, James Herriot became the most beloved storyteller of our time. The warm and joyful memoirs of his life as a country vet in Englands Yorkshire have endeared him to countless readers around the world. In addition to the succeeding volumes in that series-All Things Bright and Beautiful, All Things Wise and Wonderful, The Lord God Made Them All, and Every Living Thing-his writing has appeared in eight childrens books and in the special illustrated volumes James Herriots Yorkshire and The Best of James Herriot. James Herriots Cat Stories, with more than a million copies in print, became his most popular hardcover ever. And, in this volume, the kindly animal doctor collects fifty of his tales about his very favorite animal-mans best friend.Herriot tells us that even at an early age I was fascinated by dogs...I could never quite take dogs for granted. Why were they so devoted to the human race? Why should they delight in our company and welcome us home in transports of joy? Why should their greatest pleasure lie in being with us in our homes and wherever we were?...As a vet I could be with dogs all the time, attending to them, curing their illnesses, saving their lives. And although-as James Herriot was soon to find out-being a vet in the Yorkshire Dales meant caring for cows, sheep, and horses, with precious little time left over for small animal practice, somehow dogs continued to play a large pare in both his personal and his professional life.Here are the complete dog stories form the first four volumes of his memoirs: a handsome collection of tales (some available nowhere else in America) 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 story, and warmly illustrated by Victor Ambrus, this tribute from man to dog is a volume no Herriot fan will want to be without.

Author: Kirszner

Language: English

Edition: 1ST

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 699

Publisher: Bedford/Saint Martins

Publication Date: 2008-01-01

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ISBN: 031244088X


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