All Things Bright and Beautiful


Author: James Herriot
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1453227911
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 442
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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.

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.

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 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.

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.”

All Creatures Great and Small


Author: James Herriot
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1453227903
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 440
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This witty and heartwarming memoir, based on the author’s own experiences, became an international success, spawning sequels, inspiring a beloved BBC television series, and winning over animal lovers everywhere. 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.

All Things Bright and Beautiful


Author: Cecil Frances Alexander
Publisher: Church Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 9780819218841
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 32
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"Nursery, kindergarten, and first grade children will love using these 12 beautifully visualized songs. Music book included."--Publisher.

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.

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.

Aled Jones' Forty Favourite Hymns


Author: Aled Jones
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1409050777
Category: Music
Page: 224
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Here is Aled Jones' selection of his favourite hymns, ranked from number one through to forty. From Guide Me, O Thou Great Redeemer to Dear Lord and Father of Mankind and Shine Jesus Shine, each is accompanied by the history of its words and music. Aled brings the hymns vividly to life with his own reminiscences of performing them and thoughts on why each is such a winner, and he garners the experiences of today's great singers and composers. Written with grace, humour and real personal insight, this is a collection that will be enjoyed across the land.

The Kunar ADT and The Afghan COIN Fight

How National Guard Agribusiness Development Teams Support Battle Space Commander's COunter INsurgency Operations
Author: LTC David M. Kelly
Publisher: Author House
ISBN: 1456753029
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.

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.

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.

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.”

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.

Random House Treasury of Best-Loved Children's Poems


Author: Patricia Klein
Publisher: Random House Reference
ISBN: 0307497577
Category: Poetry
Page: 256
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This latest addition to the highly successful Random House poetry treasury series is a nostalgic collection of children's poems. This is the perfect assortment of poems for children, their parents, and other loved ones to read together. • Features more than 100 poems by poets such as A.A. Milne, Christina Rossetti, Lewis Carroll, Robert Lewis Stevenson, and more • Ideal for children and adults of all ages • Jacketed hardcover gift edition with a ribbon page marker From the Hardcover edition.

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…

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.