• by Catherine Friend
  • Narrated by Erin Bennett
  • 7 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

What do you do when you love your farm...but it doesn’t love you? After 15 years of farming, Catherine Friend is tired. After all, while shepherding is one of the oldest professions, it’s not getting any easier. The number of sheep in America has fallen by 90 percent in the last 90 years. But just as Catherine thinks it’s time to hang up her shepherd’s crook, she discovers that sheep might be too valuable to give up. What ensues is a funny, thoughtful romp through the history of our woolly friends, why small farms are important, and how each one of us - and the planet - would benefit from being very sheepish, indeed.


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We're all a little sheepish

"Sheepish" is the story of a city girl who falls in love and marries a farmer—and then falls in love with the farm. Her tale of raising sheep and learning to spin wool is touching and sometimes laugh-out-loud funny. Anyone who crafts with yarn will enjoy learning more about where wool comes from, and what farmers go through to bring it to us.
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- Pam "Science writer in America's heartland"


Loved the story. Kept my attention and really makes me think I can live that lifestyle.
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- Jan

Book Details

  • Release Date: 03-05-2014
  • Publisher: Audible Studios