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    The Yorkshire Shepherdess (Hardback) By (author) Amanda Owen

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    DescriptionNow a Sunday Times Top 10 bestseller. Amanda Owen has been seen by millions on ITV's The Dales, living a life that has almost gone in today's modern world, a life ruled by the seasons and her animals. She is a farmer's wife and shepherdess, living alongside her husband Clive and seven children at Ravenseat, a 2000 acre sheep hill farm at the head of Swaledale in North Yorkshire. It's a challenging life but one she loves. In The Yorkshire Shepherdess she describes how the rebellious girl from Huddersfield, who always wanted to be a shepherdess, achieved her dreams. Full of amusing anecdotes and unforgettable characters, the book takes us from fitting in with the locals to fitting in motherhood, from the demands of the livestock to the demands of raising a large family in such a rural backwater. Amanda also evokes the peace of winter, when they can be cut off by snow without electricity or running water, the happiness of spring and the lambing season, and the backbreaking tasks of summertime - haymaking and sheepshearing - inspiring us all to look at the countryside and those who work there with new appreciation.


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    Title
    The Yorkshire Shepherdess
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Amanda Owen
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 288
    Width: 162 mm
    Height: 242 mm
    Thickness: 31 mm
    Weight: 591 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780283071966
    ISBN 10: 0283071966
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: BIO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.0A
    BISAC V2.8: NON000000
    BIC subject category V2: BM, TVH, WND
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBKEYK
    BISAC V2.8: TEC003020
    BIC subject category V2: 1DBKEYK
    DC23: 636.30092
    Thema V1.0: DNC, WND, TVH
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1DDU-GB-EYK
    Publisher
    Pan MacMillan
    Imprint name
    Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd
    Publication date
    10 April 2014
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Amanda Owen grew up in Huddersfield but was inspired by the James Herriot books, amongst others, to work in farming. After learning her craft as a freelance shepherdess, cow milker and alpaca shearer, she settled down as a farmer's wife with her own flock of sheep at Ravenseat. Happily married and with seven children (so far), she wouldn't change a thing about her hectic but rewarding life.