All Things Wise and Wonderful: The Classic Memoirs of a Yorkshire Country V…


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…

All Creatures Great and Small: The Classic Memoirs of a Yorkshire Country V…



Paperback. Pub Date :2013-01-17 Pages: 464 Language: English Publisher: Pan Macmillan Delve into the magical. unforgettable world of James Herriot. the worlds most beloved veterinarian. and his menagerie of heartwarming. funny. and tragic animal patients. For over thirty years. generations of readers have thrilled to Herriots marvelous tales. deep love of life. and extraordinary storytelling abilities. For decades. Herriot roamed the remote. beautiful Yorkshire Dales. treating every patient…

Exploring Polar Frontiers [2 Volumes]: A Historical Encyclopedia: Exploring…



This encyclopedia covers the entire history of Arctic and Antarctic exploration, from the voyage to Pytheas ca. 325 BC to the present. From Pytheas’s 4th century voyage to the North sea to Jeri Nielsen’s battle with self-diagnosed breast cancer in Antarctica in 1999, the history of our quest to conquer the poles is filled with tales of courage, adventure, tragedy and triumph. Features of the encyclopedia include: 500 A-Z biographical, geographical and subject entries on Arctic and Antarctic…

Weather in the Courtroom: Memoirs from a Career in Forensic Meteorology


As director of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Climatic Data Center in the late 1960s and early ’70s, William H. Haggard witnessed an explosion in the number of requests from attorneys needing weather data for their cases. But while the Center offered data certified by the Department of Commerce that could be submitted as evidence in a court of law, government meteorologists could not be released from work to interpret this data in the courtroom. In their…
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