This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
James Herriot - This character is a veterinarian from Scotland who joins the practice in a small town in Yorkshire County. He is among the first veterinarians to practice small animal medicine in a rural community.
Siegfried Farnon - This character runs and manages a veterinarian practice while his younger brother finishes his veterinary training. He is serious, practical and hard working.
Tristan Farnon - This character is the somewhat carefree, irresponsible younger brother of a veterinarian. He has a fondness for beer, cigars and women.
Helen Alderson - This character is the...
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