All things wise and wonderful/the lord god made them all [james herriot] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers book by herriot, james. While these stories can mostly be found in other herriot worksthey are wonderful i love the james herriot (james wight) books and hold them in a special place in my heart i can't recommend them highly enough nor say how much joy they gave me upon first reading them and that they are still capable of giving.
How on earth did james herriot come to be sitting on a high yorkshire moor, smelling vaguely of cows i read all these as a teenager and forgot just how great they are, perfect reading for when you're starting a new job and bumbling around making mistakes as james herriot feels he takes you away from a hard day.
James herriot: all creatures great and small/all things bright and beautiful/all things wise and wonderful/the lord god made them all/boxed set (all creatures i dip back into herriot's books from time to time for the simple joy of reading again about the dogs and cats, cows and horses, and the other rich relationships.
In this chapter, herriot works with a student, who leads him to believe he knows how to do a c-section on a cow in hard labor he cuts into one of the stomachs instead of the uterus, and herriot fears that the animal will die, since it took so long to get her organs back in, and since they might become infected.