A Year in the Life of the Yorkshire Shepherdess (Paperback)

Amanda Owen

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From bestselling author Amanda Owen come more tales of life at Ravenseat, the remote Yorkshire hill farm she shares with husband Clive, eight children and 1,000 sheep. In A Year in the Life of the Yorkshire Shepherdess she describes the age-old cycles of a farming year and the constant challenges the family faces, from being cut off in winter to tending their flock on some of Yorkshire's highest, bleakest moors - land so inaccessible that in places it can only be reached on foot. Writing with her trademark warmth and humour, Amanda takes us into her life as nine-year-old Miles gets his first flock, Reuben takes up the flugelhorn and she gives birth to a new baby girl. She is touched by the epic two-day journey of a mother sheep determined to find her lamb and gives a new home to an ageing and neglected horse. Meanwhile Clive is almost arrested on a midnight stakeout to catch a sheep-worrying dog and becomes the object of affection for a randy young bull. Funny, poignant and charming, A Year in the Life of the Yorkshire Shepherdess is a must for anyone interested in the countryside and those who farm it.


Product Details

  • Product code: AWQLJ
  • ISBN: 9781447295266
  • Publisher: Pan Macmillan
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 19.7cm x 12.9cm
  • Pages: 352
  • Publish date: Thu Jan 26 00:00:00 GMT 2017
  • Book points: 6

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