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Vets Might Fly by James Herriot
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This book felt more serious and had sadder stories in it, just a different tone because James was away from Darrowby and Helen.

It was good how he managed to work in stories from his RAF training, though at times the shift from present to past confused me for a moment.

Had some lovely stories, like breaking the rules to sneak back and see Helen, and Kim the retriever with the badly broken leg. :-) ( )
  Caitak | May 9, 2011 |
Herriot was one of my greatest inspiration to choose my profession so what can I say? He has a gift to tell the most ordinary stories to be a part of a fairytale... ( )
  TheCrow2 | May 1, 2010 |
While James goes through his induction training in the RAF he finds reminders of his life in Darrowby.

Comforting and warm stories about life and adventures in being a vet. ( )
  wyvernfriend | Aug 2, 2007 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0330252216, Paperback)

A few months of married bliss, a lover's nest in Darrowby and the wonders of home cooking are rudely interrupted for James Herriot by World War II. The Herriot books form the basis of the popular BBC TV series "All Creatures Great and Small".

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A severe case of World War Two takes James Herriot away from his vet's life in the Dales and into a training camp somewhere in England. Square bashing in his uniform of RAF blue, he daydreams of the livestock he has left behind. Originally published: London: Michael Joseph, 1976.… (more)

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