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7 edition of The Real James Herriot found in the catalog.

The Real James Herriot

A Memoir of My Father

by James Wight

  • 337 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Ballantine Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Veterinary Medicine (General),
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Medical - General,
  • Personal Memoirs,
  • Veterinary Medicine - General,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Medical,
  • Biography,
  • England,
  • Herriot, James,
  • Veterinarians,
  • Yorkshire

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages384
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9548268M
    ISBN 100345421515
    ISBN 109780345421517

      All Creatures Great and Small The real James Herriot Author Alf Wight. All Creatures Great and Small is a British television series based on the books of the British veterinary surgeon Alf Wight, who wrote under the pseudonym James , the BBC tasked producer Bill Sellars with the creation of a television series from Herriot's first two novels, If Only They Could Talk and It. Download The Real James Herriot in PDF and EPUB Formats for free. The Real James Herriot Book also available for Read Online, mobi, docx and mobile and kindle reading.

    The Real James Herriot: The Authorized Biography by Jim Wight. Signed Copy. This authorised biography, written by Alf’s son, Jim, offers a greater insight into a charming, humble and down-to-earth man, written by one of the people who knew him best. pages. Published Signed by the author £. James Herriot was the pen name of retired vet James Alfred Wright, whose wife Joan was named Helen in the popular books and TV series James Herriot, pictured with a new born lamb and its mother.

      5 Reasons Why I Like The “All Creatures Great and Small” Series And Why You Might Like it too! 1 It is well written yet, easy to read. James Herriot describes each and every story with lots of details and interesting facts but it isn’t hard to read at all. 2 The book has interesting, humorous, exciting, sad, happy, and funny stories all. James Alfred "Alf" Wight, OBE, FRCVS (3 October – 23 February ), known by the pen name James Herriot, was a British veterinary surgeon and writer, who used his many years of experiences as a veterinary surgeon to write a series of books each consisting of stories about animals and their owners. He is best known for these semi-autobiographical works, beginning with All Creatures.


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The real-life models for the colorful characters and incidents in the Herriot books are lovingly explained throughout, making the book feel like an earnest 'making of' documentary." --The New York Times Book /5().

The Real James Herriot: A Memoir of My Father - Kindle edition by Wight, Jim. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Real James Herriot: A Memoir of My Father/5(). The Real James Herriot book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. No one is better poised to write the biography of James Her /5(). About The Real James Herriot.

No one is better poised to write the biography of James Herriot than the son who worked alongside him in the Yorkshire veterinary practice when Herriot became an internationally bestselling author. James Herriot became a published author in with the book If Only They Could Talk. His final published work, published posthumously, was James Herriot’s Yorkshire Revisited in Below is a list of James Herriot’s books in order of when they were originally published: Publication Order of Short Story Collections.

Horse and Pony Stories. For those of us who grew up watching ALL CREATURES GREAT AND SMALL on PBS and who delighted in James Herriot's books, this biography of Alf Wight, the real name of the writer James Herriot, is fascinating, heart-warming, and makes this book so good is that the author is Jim Wight, Alf's son and later partner in his vet practice.5/5(5).

Buy The Real James Herriot: The Authorized Biography New Ed by Wight, Jim (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(). In the books, James Herriot arrived at Darrowby in the mid s and one book describes the events leading up to the outbreak of World War II.

In real life, Alf arrived in Thirsk inby which time the war had been in progress for several months. Book reviews. The Real James Herriot: A Memoir of my Father Jim Wight James Herriot was a pseudonym used by James Alfred Wight, who graduated from Glasgow Veterinary College in and soon began his practice in the farming town of Thirsk (better known to readers as Darrowby).

He would remain there for some 50 years, immortalizing a bygone. The real name of my father's life-long partner, better known to the millions of James Herriot fans as 'Siegfried Farnon', and the pivotal character running throughout his books. I am a sceptic by nature but that extraordinary, almost supernatural episode swayed my decision to accept the challenge of writing the story of my father's life/5(24).

James Herriot stories can still be enjoyed to this day despite the fact that the times have changed, but human nature still remains the same.

Even when one picks up a James Herriot book of stories, each story is a gem and one can reread them even after so many years since they were written and enjoy them just as much as one did many years ago/5(). Looking for books by James Herriot. See all books authored by James Herriot, including James Herriot's Treasury for Children: Warm and Joyful Tales by the Author of All Creatures Great and Small, and Creature grandi e piccole, and more on   James Herriot's son Jim Wight has written an outstanding, warmly written book that provides real insight into the wonderful human being behind the famous author James Herriot that millions of us love.

The book presents Alf Wight (Herriot's real name) very sensitively, but also warts and all, though they were not many/5(). The real James Herriot: Author Alf Wight - who used a pen name - based the character on his own experiences as a country vet.

'He had the big one - a proper nervous breakdown - when I was in sixth. James Herriot Statue unveiling - Jim Wight's speech - Duration: Great Potential Hotel and Tourism Marketing 7, views.

James Herriot Museum - Duration: James Herriot Biography, Life, Interesting Facts. James Herriot was born on October 3,in Sunderland, County Durham, was an English writer and veterinary surgeon whose association with animals led him to write several books about animals and the people who owned them.

He wrote many autobiographies concerning animals including ‘If Only They Could Talk’ in   The Real James Herriot by Jim Wight,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(K). When world-famous veterinary surgeon James Herriot died inthe bestselling Yorkshire country animal doctor was known to millions of fans through his books and the TV series All Creatures Great a.

The story of how the young vet later traveled to the small Yorkshire town of Thirsk, aka Darrowby, to take the job of assistant vet is one that is well known through James Herriot's internationally celebrated books and the popular All Creatures Great and Small television series.

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A year ago, I interviewed James Herriot’s son, James Wight. Wight is now the author of his own book, James Herriot: A Memoir of my Father.

His voice sounds just the way I’d imagined Herriot’s voice sounding and to be sure, I went rummaging about on the Internet for some old interview footage with James Herriot. The voices were nearly.James Herriot - All Creatures Great and Small. My contacts with Mallock were fairly frequent.

A knacker’s yard had a useful function for a vet.4/5(32).Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Real James Herriot: A Memoir of My Father by Jim Wight (, Paperback, Reprint) at the best /5(3).