Mixes veterinary know-how with
Down East storytelling, and each of his stories is a stand-alone gem.
Full of laconic farmers, hysterical owners, and more feisty animal patients than one can imagine, these stories of backwoods veterinary care are sure to be popular among James Herriot lovers.
Do not leave this book unattended by the bedside of any summer visitor. It will vanish, and they will look innocent. (Check their luggage.)
Brown’s medical skills, physical stamina, courage, and especially his strong senses of perspective and humor made him ideally suited to the rigors of his chosen profession. They also make him the perfect narrator of a volume that succeeds as an All Creatures Great and Small, Maine-style.