All Creatures Great and Small Study Guide

All Creatures Great and Small

All Creatures Great and Small by James Herriot

All Creatures Great and Small is a story collection of author James Herriot's true-life experiences as a vet. Just out of school, Herriot arrives in Yorkshire, England to serve as an assistant to eccentric country vet Siegfried Farnon. He shares with readers his amusing anecdotes about dealing with difficult patients and their owners, covering everything from falling in love with his future wife to getting his car stuck in the mud. A fascinating account of life in the country before WWII, this book manages to be both touching and humorous.

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