The Yorkshire Vet: In the Footsteps of Herriot (Paperback)
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Paperback Published: 21/03/2019
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As featured on BBC Breakfast.

A warm, engaging and witty memoir from the star of Channel 5's The Yorkshire Vet.

This is the life story of vet Peter Wright, charting his working relationship with the famous 'James Herriot', from work experience with him as a lad, to taking over his practice in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales.

Packed full of laugh-out loud moments, heartbreaking stories and transporting tales of his love for the animals and people of this breathtaking part of the country. Covering his bucolic childhood growing up on a farm right through to the heady days of his successful Channel 5 TV series, Peter's warm nature and professional attitude shine through every page.

'Honest and refreshing' On: Yorkshire Magazine

Includes a Foreword by Jim Wight, author of The Real James Herriot.

What readers are saying:
'Fascinating and absolutely engrossing'
'One of the best books I've read this year'
'Peter has been a noble successor to James Herriot'
Real reader reviews from GoodReads.com

Publisher: Mirror Books
ISBN: 9781912624232
Weight: 224 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 22 mm

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“The 21st century James Herriot...!”

Peter is a natural successor to Alf Wight in literary terms..........Peter's book is a perfect 21st century successor to the James Herriot books which have been a firm favourite of mine since my teenage years.
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Hardback edition
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“Biography”

A must read for any animal lover, fan of the programme of the same name or those who simply love Yorkshire. I am all three, so was particularly fascinated by Peter’s biography. An idyllic Yorkshire childhood, well... More

Paperback edition
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“Fascinating and absolutely engrossing.”

Peter Wright worked in Sinclair and Wight's practice in Thirsk. 'James Herriot's' practice. I grew up reading the wonderful Herriot books and at the time never realised the surgery was so near to... More

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