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A Year in the Life of the Yorkshire Shepherdess Audiobook

A Year in the Life of the Yorkshire Shepherdess

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From best-selling 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 be reached only 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.

©2017 Magna Large Print Books (P)2017 Pan Macmillan Publishers Ltd.

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    4/28/17
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    "Sensible advice."

    I really enjoyed this book. Well read and interesting. Thanks. A really well designed and organised narrative. Two thousand acres. A real challeng.

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    I could not stop listening. it was absolutely brilliant.
    I laughed and cryed. very well red

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