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Fields and Pastures New: My First Year as a Country Vet

MCORMACK, John

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ISBN 10: 0517596865 / ISBN 13: 9780517596869
Published by Crown Publishers, New York, 1995
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Small 4to. Blue cloth with gilt spine lettering, pictorial dust jacket. xi, 265pp. Near fine/near fine. Tight and lovely first edition of this American version of James Herriot, boldly signed and inscribed by the author in blue ballpoint on the title page: "To Dr Russ Schnepper -- / With my best wishes / Sincerely, / John McCormack / 10/6/95 / I know you have had these same experiences!". Bookseller Inventory # 37890

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Title: Fields and Pastures New: My First Year as a ...

Publisher: Crown Publishers, New York

Publication Date: 1995

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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The warm and gently humorous memoir of a young veterinarian's first year of practice in Choctaw County, Alabama, in the early 1960s. "I can relate to Dr. McCormack on page after page of this book. In his writing he beguilingly captures the laughter and tears of the veterinary scene. A heartwarming read for the animal lover."--James Herriot.

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"I can relate to Dr. McCormack on page after page of this book. In his writing he beguilingly captures the laughter and tears of the veterinary scene. A heartwarming read for the animal lover."
--James Herriot

"FUNNY AND EVERY BIT AS HEARTWARMING AS HERRIOT. . . . Is McCormack really an American Herriot? You can bet your next pint of moonshine he is."
--The San Diego Union Tribune

"SPICED WITH HUMOR . . . [This book] promises to captivate any reader, animal lover or not."
--Southern Living

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