The Lord God Made Them All Paperback – Oct 11 2000
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“This is Herriot at his best. . . able to make us laugh, cry or nod in agreement with some snippet of universal truth.” ―The Washington Post
“Herriot is a spellbinder as a storyteller.” ―The Seattle Times
“James Herriot is a pied piper with the written word. He eases his readers into loving, liking and laughing at familiar characters, animal and human.” ―The Los Angeles Times
“A master storyteller with flawless timing.” ―The Houston Post
“Herriot's book just explodes with the joy of living and loving and caring.” ―The Columbus Dispatch
“The warm of Herriot's prose approaches poetic. . . . a master storyteller.” ―Knight-Ridder Newspapers
“A triumph in the art of storytelling, as delightful and refreshing to the mind's eye and heart as a field of bright-eyed daisies.” ―Fort Worth Star-Telegram
From the Publisher
The most heart heartwarming storyteller of our time returns with his lovely wife Helen, irrepressible old friends Tristan and Siegfreid, and a wonderful Yorkshire community--human and animal-bursting with love. Joy surprise and hilarious adventure abound in another touching, delightful memoir by the world's most beloved veterinarian. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.See all Product Description
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Unfortunately, he jumps around in time a bit too much (from 1947 to the mid-1950s). For example, he includes journal passages from trips he has taken as a vet escorting animals for sale to other countries. These stories are fairly interesting, but don't really belong here and are interspersed between all the other stories, further leading to a lack of context. Overall, a worthwhile, but flawed book that is significantly buoyed by Herriot's obvious love of animals and their owners.
This book has a couple unique features. One is that the author goes on a couple international adventures traveling as caretaker of some overseas animal shipments. These are interesting travel stories on their own. Also in this book we meet James' children and see them grow up to some degree.
_The Lord God Made Them All_ is a fittingly warm and pleasant conclusion to a really enjoyable series of books.
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I love the simple humor of James Herriots books! They really take you back to a simpler time in history. Read morePublished 3 months ago by george sabourin
One of my favorite books to read over and over. So funny and light u can't put it down!Published 4 months ago by A. Sparks
Watched the shows many years ago and I am reading the books. Very entertainingPublished 12 months ago by Martino
the whole james harriot series: the best use of paper besides the bible! everytime i read these moving books i don't know if i should cry or laugh. Read morePublished on Dec 5 1999