The Shepherd's Life

The Shepherd's Life

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"It's bloody marvelous." - Helen Macdonald, New York Times bestselling author of H IS FOR HAWK

The Instant #1 International Bestseller

Some people's lives are entirely their own creations. James Rebanks' isn't. The first son of a shepherd, who was the first son of a shepherd himself, his family have lived and worked in the Lake District of Northern England for generations, further back than recorded history. It's a part of the world known mainly for its romantic descriptions… (more)

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What shines throughout the book is Mr. Rebanks’s love of his work — “If I had only a few days left on earth,” he writes, “I would spend one of them inspecting Herdwick” rams — and his knowledge that the lives of generations of his family are “entwined around something we all cared about more than anything else in the world. The farm.”

The Shepherd’s Life hits all the right notes. It’s about family, hard work, and a culture which requires sacrifice.

Book Details  

Publisher: Flatiron Books (May 11, 2015)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 304 pages

File size: 3 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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