Search Results: "James Herriot"


BOOK REVIEW

JAMES HERRIOT by Graham Lord
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 1997

"Doubtless this biography will be a feast for the Herriot hordes. (photos)"
A well-tempered, well-researched biography of the world's most famous veterinarian, from novelist Lord (God and All His Angels, 1997, etc.). Read full book review >

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THE REAL JAMES HERRIOT by Jim Wight
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 1, 2000

"Sure to be relished by Herriot's many fans. (8 pages b&w photos)"
A heartfelt account of the life of Alf Wight, veterinarian author of the bestselling James Herriot books, by his son. Read full book review >

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JAMES HERRIOT'S CAT STORIES by James Herriot
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 12, 1994

"Short, but oh, so sweet. (Color illustrations, not seen) (First printing of 850,000; Literary Guild selection; $500,000 ad/promo)"
A delightful litter of cat stories from the master storyteller of North Yorkshire. Read full book review >

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JAMES HERRIOT'S ANIMAL STORIES by James Herriot
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1997

"Fans won't need the volume, though newcomers may find it a useful introduction. (Literary Guild alternate selection)"
The Herriot industry never sleeps. Read full book review >

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EVERY LIVING THING by James Herriot
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 21, 1992

"Yorkshire dales, life is bliss—and bliss, too, for a few hours at least, for happy readers. (Book-of- the-Month Dual Selection for October)"
Smashingly good sequel to the beloved veterinarian's earlier memoirs, and well worth the ten-year wait since The Lord God Made Them All. Read full book review >

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JAMES GANDOLFINI by Dan Bischoff
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 8, 2014

"Not the last word but an earnest, endearing homage to an outstanding actor."
A bittersweet biography of an intensely private artist. Read full book review >

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JENNIEMAE & JAMES by Brooke Newman
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 30, 2010

"A low-key, sweet portrait of an unusual friendship. Jenniemae is a scene-stealer, though, and the strongest parts of the memoir focus on her and her community."
A grown daughter remembers her troubled, genius father's endearing friendship with their charismatic maid. Read full book review >

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JAMES MONROE by Gary Hart
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 5, 2005

"A well-written, useful précis of Monroe's life and career."
A nearly forgotten president comes in for soft-spoken tribute, courtesy of one-time U.S. Senator Hart (The Fourth Power, 2004, etc.). Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 1997

"In an afterword, Jacobs describes his contact with one of Printer's books, an encounter that only makes this novel more vital. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Jacobs (Sleepers, Wake, 1991) makes clear the tragedy of an artist inhibited by the circumstances of his birth in this unusual historical novel, set during a brutal English-Indian war in 17th-century Massachusetts. Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 1, 1996

"Too bad his biographer can't claim the same. (16 pages b&w photos, not seen)"
Novick, who previously dissected the life of Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. Read full book review >