All Things Bright and Beautiful

Author: James Herriot

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 1453227911

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 442

View: 8882

The sequel to All Creatures Great and Small continues the adventures of veterinarian James Herriot in a small town in Yorkshire, England After his first day on the job, James Herriot’s mentor warns him that the life of a country veterinarian is full of small triumphs and big disasters, but that he’d never be bored. From night visits to drafty barns during freezing northern England winters, to the beautiful vitality of rural life in the summertime, to the colorful menagerie of animals—and their owners—that pass through his office, Herriot experiences new challenges and joys every day. In these pages, Herriot trains under his eccentric boss Siegfried Farnon in a rustic English village, courts the woman that becomes his wife, and meets the people he would come to write about for a lifetime.
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All Things Wise and Wonderful

The Classic Memoirs of a Yorkshire Country Vet

Author: James Herriot

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 1447224280

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 384

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The third collection of memoirs from the author who inspired the BBC series All Creatures Great and Small. Training as an RAF pilot in the smoke and bustle of London is a far cry from James Herriot’s day job as a country vet in the Yorkshire Dales. And while he is keen to serve Queen and country, James cannot help but miss his life in Darrowby – despite frequent arguments between his colleagues, bad-tempered cattle and equally irritable farmers, and the continuing saga of Cedric the flatulent dog. But most of all he misses his wife Helen; pregnant with their first child. The question is constantly hanging over him – will he be going to war? And when will he get to go home? Since they were first published, James Herriot’s memoirs have sold millions of copies and entranced generations of animal lovers. Charming, funny and touching, All Things Wise and Wonderful is a heart-warming story of determination, love and companionship from one of Britain’s best-loved authors. This omnibus edition comprises of Vets Might Fly and Vet in a Spin.
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Three James Herriot Classics

All Creatures Great and Small, All Things Bright and Beautiful, and All Things Wise and Wonderful

Author: James Herriot

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 1453239405

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 1324

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The beloved New York Times bestsellers that inspired the popular BBC series—from a Yorkshire veterinarian and a “wise and wonderful writer” (The Boston Globe). Perhaps better than any other writer, James Herriot reveals the ties that bind us to the natural world. Collected here are three of his masterpieces—All Creatures Great and Small, All Things Bright and Beautiful, and All Things Wise and Wonderful—which have been winning over animal lovers everywhere for almost fifty years. From his night visits to drafty barns during freezing northern England winters, to the beautiful vitality of rural life in the summertime, to the colorful menagerie of animals—and their owners—that pass through his office, Herriot vividly evokes the daily challenges and joys that come with being a veterinarian. Witty and heartwarming, this collection of whimsical, dramatic, and touching anecdotes reveals the ties that bind us to the animals in our lives. This edition features a new introduction from the author’s son and bonus archival photos.
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All Things Wise and Wonderful: All Creatures Great and Small

Author: James Herriot

Publisher: Pan

ISBN: 1743284144

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 464

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Contains Vets Might Fly and Vet in a Spin The third volume of memoirs from the author who inspired the BBC series All Creatures Great and Small Training as an RAF pilot in the smoke and bustle of London is a far cry from James Herriot's day job as a country vet in the Yorkshire Dales. And while he is keen to serve Queen and country, James cannot help but miss his life in Darrowby - despite frequent arguments between his colleagues, ornery cattle and equally ornery farmers, and the continuing saga of Cedric the flatulent dog. But most of all he misses his wife Helen; pregnant with their first child. The question is constantly hanging over him - will he be going to war? And when will he get to go home? Since they were first published, James Herriot's memoirs have sold millions of copies and entranced generations of animal lovers. Charming, funny and touching, All Things Wise and Wonderful is a heart-warming story of determination, love and companionship from one of Britain's best-loved authors.
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The Lord God Made Them All

Author: James Herriot

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 1453227938

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 376

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Adventures in the English countryside and beyond with the Yorkshire veterinarian and #1 New York Times–bestselling author of All Creatures Great and Small. When World War II ends and James Herriot returns to his wife and new family in the English countryside, he dreams mostly of Sunday roasts and Yorkshire puddings, but new adventure has a way of tracking him down. Soon Herriot finds himself escorting a large number of sheep on a steamer to Russia, puzzling through the trials of fatherhood, and finding creative ways to earn the trust of suspicious neighbors who rely on him for the wellbeing of their beloved animals. Herriot’s winning humor and self-deprecating humanity shine through every page, and his remarkable storytelling has captivated readers for generations. “This is Herriot at his best,” said the Washington Post of this New York Times bestseller by the author of All Things Bright and Beautiful and Every Living Thing. The Lord God Made Them All is a true story of postwar England that, according to the Columbus Dispatch, “just explodes with the joy of living and loving and caring.”
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All Creatures Great and Small

Author: James Herriot

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 1453227903

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 440

View: 5210

From a Yorkshire veterinarian and a “wise and wonderful writer”: The New York Times bestseller and basis for the beloved BBC series of the same name (The Boston Globe). In the rolling dales of Yorkshire, a simple, rural region of northern England, a young veterinarian from Sunderland joins a new practice. A stranger in a strange land, he must quickly learn the odd dialect and humorous ways of the locals, master outdated equipment, and do his best to mend, treat, and heal pets and livestock alike. This witty and heartwarming collection, based on the author’s own experiences, became an international success, spawning sequels and winning over animal lovers everywhere. Perhaps better than any other writer, James Herriot reveals the ties that bind us to the creatures in our lives.
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All Things Bright and Beautiful

Author: Alexander

Publisher: Get Creative 6

ISBN: 9781942021308

Category: Art

Page: 64

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This beautiful Christian-themed coloring book based on the beloved hymn will inspire creativity and thoughtfulness. All things bright and beautiful, All creatures great and small, All things wise and wonderful, The Lord God made them all. Cecil Frances Alexander's popular hymn comes to life in this beautifully illustrated coloring book. Each line of the lovely text appears amid evocative black-and-white line drawings that complement the words. Images of peaceful landscapes, blooming flowers, charming birds, and other animals celebrate God's creations. The entire family will enjoy completing the pages while reflecting on the simple message of this timeless hymn.
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Brian Friel Plays 2

Dancing at Lughnasa; Fathers and Sons; Making History; Wonderful Tennessee; Molly Sweeney

Author: Brian Friel

Publisher: Faber & Faber

ISBN: 0571300642

Category: Drama

Page: 544

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This second collection of Brian Friel's plays includes some of his most acclaimed work for the stage. The plays included are Dancing at Lughnasa, Fathers and Sons, Making History, Wonderful Tennessee and Molly Sweeney. The collection is introduced by Christopher Murray.
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James Herriot

A Critical Companion

Author: Michael John Rossi

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780313294495

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 218

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Offers an examination of the Scottish veterinarian's five major works published between 1972 and 1992.
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The Kunar Adt and the Afghan Coin Fight

How National Guard Agribusiness Development Teams Support Battle Space Commander's Counter Insurgency Operations

Author: David M. Kelly

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1456753045

Category: History

Page: 488

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The Kunar Agribusiness Development Team (ADT) was created from volunteers from the 40th Infantry Division and Task Force Warrior of the California National Guard. ADTs are special units, which only exist in Afghanistan. The Kunar ADT supported Battle Space owners in the Kunar and Pech River valleys in north eastern Afghanistan. During the Kunar ADT's deployment between September 2009 and August 2010 they saw combat 19 times while working in remote villages. This book is the chronicle of the Kunar ADT's deployment and operations in support of counter insurgency (COIN) operations by working with farmers to stabilizing the economies of remote villages.
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All Creatures Great and Small

Author: Precious Moments,Cecil Alexander

Publisher: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky

ISBN: 9781492685920

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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All things bright and beautiful, All creatures great and small, All things wise and wonderful: The Lord God made them all. Each little flow'r that opens, Each little bird that sings, He made their glowing colors, He made their tiny wings. The purple-headed mountains, The river running by, The sunset and the morning That brightens up the sky. The cold wind in the winter,The pleasant summer sun,The ripe fruits in the garden,He made them every one.The tall trees in the greenwood,The meadows where we play,The rushes by the water,To gather every day.He gave us eyes to see them,And lips that we might tellHow great is God Almighty,Who has made all things well.This book brings to life one of the most beloved Christian hymns, All Things Bright and Beautiful by Cecil Frances Alexander. Each spread depicts Precious Moments characters interacting with nature to accompany the beautiful text, leaving the children with a storythat will stick with them as they grow.Precious Moments is the world's most recognized inspirational brand, and millions of people worldwide cherish the brand's figurines, artwork, gift cards, books, and other merchandise.
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All Things Herriot

James Herriot and His Peaceable Kingdom

Author: Sanford Sternlicht

Publisher: Syracuse University Press

ISBN: 9780815606116

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 220

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A dissection of the five memoirs of James Herriot, beginning with All Creatures Great and Small. It provides a comprehensive catalogue of the plots and themes, along with observations. It examines why Herriot was so successful and seeks to be enlightening and encouraging for budding writers struggling to get published. Sternlicht is not writing from across the water with no knowledge of Yorkshire or its people: he was appointed Leverhulme Visiting Fellow at the University of York in 1965.
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Laudato si

Die Umwelt-Enzyklika des Papstes

Author: Franziskus (Papst),

Publisher: Verlag Herder GmbH

ISBN: 345180736X

Category: Religion

Page: 288

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Mit großer Spannung wurde sie erwartet, auch von Nicht-Katholiken: Die Umwelt-Enzyklika von Papst Franziskus nimmt die heute entscheidenden Themen in den Blick; es geht um die geht um soziale, ökologische und politische Zusammenhänge. Wohl selten war ein päpstliches Schreiben so aktuell und brisant und vor allem relevant für alle Gesellschaftsschichten und Menschen weltweit. Mit "Laudato si" beweist Franziskus, dass die Kirche nach wie vor eine unverzichtbare Stimme im Diskurs zur Gestaltung der modernen Welt ist. Wer verstehen will, wie Papst und Kirche die großen Herausforderungen unserer Zeit bestehen wollen, kommt an diesem Werk nicht vorbei. Ein Muss für jeden, der an den drängenden Fragen unserer Zeit interessiert ist.
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The Complete Annotated Grateful Dead Lyrics

Author: N.A

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1439103348

Category: Music

Page: 512

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Celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the most popular and enduring band ever: “Even the most hardcore Deadheads will be impressed by this obsessively complete look at the Grateful Dead’s lyrics” (Publishers Weekly). The Complete Annotated Grateful Dead Lyrics is an authoritative text, providing standard versions of all the original songs you thought you knew forwards and backwards. These are some of the best-loved songs in the modern American songbook. They are hummed and spoken among thousands as counterculture code and recorded by musicians of all stripes for their inimitable singability and obscure accessibility. How do they do all this? To provide a context for this formidable body of work, of which his part is primary, Robert Hunter has written a foreword that goes to the heart of the matter. And the annotations on sources provide a gloss on the lyrics, which goes to the roots of Western culture as they are incorporated into them. An avid Grateful Dead concertgoer for more than two decades, David Dodd is a librarian who brings to the work a detective’s love of following a clue as far as it will take him. Including essays by Dead lyricists Robert Hunter and John Perry and Jim Carpenter’s original illustrations, whimsical elements in the lyrics are brought to light, showcasing the American legend that is present in so many songs. A gorgeous keepsake edition of the Dead’s official annotated lyrics, The Complete Annotated Grateful Dead Lyrics is an absolute must-have for the fiftieth anniversary—you won’t think of this cultural icon the same way again. In fact, founding band member Bob Weir said: “This book is great. Now I’ll never have to explain myself.”
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The Wisdom of John Muir

100+ Selections from the Letters, Journals, and Essays of the Great Naturalist

Author: Anne Rowthorn

Publisher: Wilderness Press

ISBN: 0899976956

Category: Nature

Page: 200

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The Wisdom of John Muir marries the best aspects of a Muir anthology with the best aspects of a Muir biography. The fact that it is neither, and yet it is both, distinguishes this book from the many extant books on John Muir. Building on her lifelong passion for the work and philosophy of John Muir, author Anne Rowthorn has created this entirely new treatment for showcasing the great naturalist's philosophy and writings. By pairing carefully selected material from various stages of Muir's life, Rowthorn's book provides a view into the experiences, places, and people that inspired and informed Muir's words and beliefs. The reader feels able to join in with Muir's own discoveries and transformations over the arc of his life. Rowthorn is careful not to overstep her role: she stands back and lets Muir's words speak for themselves.
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Christianity and Moral Issues

Author: Anne Jordan

Publisher: Nelson Thornes

ISBN: 9780748740390

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 127

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Euthanasia : for & against - Abortion : for & against - Genetic engineering - Animal rights - Capital punishment : for & against - Marriage & divorce - The marriage ceremony - Morality and ethics.
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Pills and Starships

A Novel

Author: Lydia Millet

Publisher: Akashic Books

ISBN: 1617752843

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 256

View: 2798

A teenage girl and her brother fight for their family’s future in a world devastated by climate change: “Thrillingly scary . . . There is much here to enjoy” (The Washington Post). In a dystopian future brought about by global warming, seventeen-year-old Nat and her hacker brother, Sam, have come by ship to the Big Island of Hawaii for their parents’ Final Week. The few Americans who still live well also live long—so long that older adults bow out not by natural means but by buying death contracts from the corporates who now run the disintegrating society, keeping the people happy through a constant diet of “pharma.” Nat’s family is spending their pharma-guided last week at a luxury resort complex called the Twilight Island Acropolis. Deeply conflicted about her parents’ decision, Nat spends her time keeping a record of everything her family does in the company-supplied diary that came in the hotel’s care package. While Nat attempts to come to terms with her impending parentless future, Sam begins to discover cracks in the corporates’ agenda—and eventually rebels against the company his parents have hired to handle their last days. Now Nat will have to choose a side, in this moving and suspenseful novel by a National Book Award–nominated author. Winner of the Paterson Prize for Books for Young People “A deep read, but fast; it lingers in your mind long after it’s been read.” —New York Journal of Books “A brilliant dystopian novel . . . Beautifully written, dark but ultimately hopeful.” —The Buffalo News “The details are terrific . . . and as the tension mounts it becomes a real page turner.” —The Independent “Vivid, moving . . . Will attract mature teen fans of Divergent, Hunger Games, and similar apocalyptic survival stories.” —Midwest Book Review
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Thomas Kinkade's Cape Light: Songs of Christmas

Author: Thomas Kinkade,Katherine Spencer

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101626666

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

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’Tis the season to celebrate with friends. Some are old, some are new…and some are totally unexpected. It’s the happiest time of year, but the Christmas spirit is lost on Lillian Warwick. Her beloved Ezra’s failing health requires the help of an aide. Estrella Salazar quickly wins Ezra’s admiration, but drives Lillian absolutely crazy. When a brutal storm forces Estrella’s family to take shelter under Lillian’s roof, her humbuggery is pushed to its limits. Amanda Harding, a recent graduate and accomplished musician, reluctantly comes home to Cape Light and hopes to find a seat in a big-city symphony. In the meantime, the job of music director at Reverend Ben’s church seems good enough. Unfortunately, she must share her practice space with Gabriel Bailey, the rough-around-the-edges craftsman. But something rare and wonderful flourishes between them. When Amanda is offered an opportunity to perform far from Cape Light, Gabriel encourages her to pursue it. But must she choose between her music and losing Gabriel forever? As Christmas nears, Lillian and Amanda both hearken to the sound of their favorite carols, but soon learn that sometimes the sweetest songs of Christmas are still waiting to be sung…
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