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James Herriot's Favourite Dog Stories

(1995)
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In the years after the publication of All Creatures Great and Small, James Herriot became the most beloved storyteller of our time. The warm and joyful memoirs of his life as a country vet in England's Yorkshire have endeared him to countless readers around the world. In addition to the succeeding volumes in that series-All Things Bright and Beautiful, All Things Wise and Wonderful, The Lord God Made Them All, and Every Living Thing-his writing has appeared in eight children's books and in the special illustrated volumes James Herriot's Yorkshire and The Best of James Herriot. James Herriot's Cat Stories, with more than a million copies in print, became his most popular hardcover ever. And, in this volume, the kindly animal doctor collects fifty of his tales about his very favorite animal-man's best friend.

Herriot tells us that even at an early age "I was fascinated by dogs...I could never quite take dogs for granted. Why were they so devoted to the human race? Why should they delight in our company and welcome us home in transports of joy? Why should their greatest pleasure lie in being with us in our homes and wherever we were?...As a vet I could be with dogs all the time, attending to them, curing their illnesses, saving their lives." And although-as James Herriot was soon to find out-being a vet in the Yorkshire Dales meant caring for cows, sheep, and horses, with precious little time left over for "small animal" practice, somehow dogs continued to play a large pare in both his personal and his professional life.

Here are the complete dog stories form the first four volumes of his memoirs: a handsome collection of tales (some available nowhere else in America) that will warm the hearts of dog lovers around the world. Featuring a special introduction by the author and his own accompanying notes to each story, and warmly illustrated by Victor Ambrus, this tribute from man to dog is a volume no Herriot fan will want to be without.




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Hardback Editions

November 2014 : USA Hardback
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Title: James Herriot's Favorite Dog Stories
Author(s): James Herriot
ISBN: 1-250-05814-7 / 978-1-250-05814-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
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October 2005 : USA Hardback
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Title: James Herriot's Favorite Dog Stories
Author(s): James Herriot, Lesley Holmes
ISBN: 0-312-34973-4 / 978-0-312-34973-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
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December 1996 : USA Hardback

Title: James Herriot's Favorite Dog Stories
Author(s): James Herriot
ISBN: 0-7838-1883-1 / 978-0-7838-1883-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: MacMillan Publishing Company.
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February 1998 : UK Hardback
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Title: James Herriot's Favourite Dog Stories (Windsor Selections S.)
Author(s): James Herriot
ISBN: 0-7540-1070-8 / 978-0-7540-1070-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Large print (Chivers, Windsor, Paragon & C
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March 1997 : UK Hardback
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Title: James Herriot's Favourite Dog Stories (Windsor Selections S.)
Author(s): James Herriot
ISBN: 0-7451-5410-7 / 978-0-7451-5410-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Large print (Chivers, Windsor, Paragon & C
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December 1996 : USA Hardback
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Title: James Herriot's Favorite Dog Stories (G K Hall Large Print Book Series)
Author(s): James Herriot
ISBN: 0-7838-1882-3 / 978-0-7838-1882-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: G K Hall & Co
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September 1996 : Canada Hardback
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Title: James Herriot's Favourite Dog Stories
Author(s): James Herriot
ISBN: 0-7710-4105-5 / 978-0-7710-4105-1 (Canada edition)
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart
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September 1996 : USA Hardback
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Title: James Herriot's Favorite Dog Stories
Author(s): James Herriot
ISBN: 0-312-14631-0 / 978-0-312-14631-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
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September 1996 : USA Hardback
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Title: James Herriot's Favorite Dog Stories
Author(s): James Herriot
ISBN: 0-312-14841-0 / 978-0-312-14841-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: St Martins Pr
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September 1996 : USA Hardback

Title: James Herriot's Favorite Dog Stories
Author(s): James Herriot
ISBN: 0-614-21989-2 / 978-0-614-21989-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
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October 1995 : UK Hardback
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Title: James Herriot's Favourite Dog Stories
Author(s): James Herriot
ISBN: 0-7181-4062-1 / 978-0-7181-4062-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Michael Joseph
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Paperback Editions

June 1997 : UK Paperback

Title: James Herriot's Favourite Dog Stories (Paragon Softcover Large Print Books)
Author(s): James Herriot
ISBN: 0-7451-8722-6 / 978-0-7451-8722-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Large print (Chivers, Windsor, Paragon & C
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Audio Editions

October 2004 : USA Audio CD
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Title: James Herriot's Favorite Dog Stories
Author(s): James Herriot
ISBN: 1-59397-526-0 / 978-1-59397-526-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
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June 1998 : Canada Audio Cassette

Title: James Herriot's Favorite Dog Stories
Author(s): James Herriot
ISBN: 1-55204-721-0 / 978-1-55204-721-7 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Dh Audio
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September 1996 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: James Herriot's Favorite Dog Stories
Author(s): James Herriot
ISBN: 1-55927-403-4 / 978-1-55927-403-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
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