The Resource Young Herriot : the early life and times of James Herriot, by John Lewis-Stempel

Young Herriot : the early life and times of James Herriot, by John Lewis-Stempel

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Young Herriot : the early life and times of James Herriot
Title
Young Herriot
Title remainder
the early life and times of James Herriot
Statement of responsibility
by John Lewis-Stempel
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
We had no antibiotics, few drugs. A lot of time was spent pouring things down cows' throats. The whole thing added up to a lot of laughs. There's more science now, but not so many laughs.' We all know James Herriot, possibly the most famous vet in the world. But how did a young student named Alf Wight become the man who would charm millions of readers the world over? Young James tells the fascinating story of James Herriot's formative years at veterinary college. Set in Glasgow in the 1930s u pre-antibiotics, when veterinary practise was, as Herriot wrote, 'more art than science' u the book shines a light on his calling to work with animals (which began when he read an article in Meccano Magazine entitled 'Veterinary Surgery as a Career'), his early friendships and quest for knowledge at Glasgow's Veterinary College and the early development of his legendary compassion for animals. Accompanying a major BBC drama series, Young James uses previously unpublished diaries and casebooks from Herriot's days as a student to bring to life a fascinating time and place, and represents a thrilling new addition to the James Herriot canon
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
636.089092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adult
Young Herriot : the early life and times of James Herriot, by John Lewis-Stempel
Label
Young Herriot : the early life and times of James Herriot, by John Lewis-Stempel
Publication
Note
TV tie-in
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Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-250) and index
  • "Published to accompany the television series entitled Young Herriott, first broadcast on BBC1 in 2011"--T.p. verso
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
TV tie-in
Control code
13748808
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
xii, 260 pages, [16] pages of plates
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781849902717
Isbn Type
(hbk)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) WAI201406
  • (OCoLC)768384752
  • (OCoLC)751722216
  • (OCoLC)738368195
  • (Nz)13748808

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