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The Dogtown Chronicles: Our Life and Times with Sheep, Goats, Llamas, and Other Creatures
by Doris Ober
A middle-aged couple of escaped New Yorkers become shepherds in the rural outpost of West Marin, California, and learn much about life—and about death—from the experience. The Dogtown Chronicles is a memoir, a love story, and true animal tales featuring two Scottish Highland steer, Jacob sheep, San Clemente Island goats, llamas, a horse, and a dog; with cameo appearances b ...more
(first published March 6th 2010)
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this is a small but beautiful book about her life in Dogtown, not really a town in Pt Reyes. A New Yorker afraid of animals, slowly falls in love with the animals who come under her care: sheep, llamas, goats, a dog, a horse. I know Doris, or might not have found this book, but what a delight!