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The good shepherd

Author: Gunnar Gunnarsson; Kenneth C Kaufman; Masha Simkovitch
Publisher: Indianapolis ; New York : The Bobbs-Merrill Company, [1940] ©1940
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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A simple, beautiful, gripping and moving tale of an Icelandic shepherd, making his twenty-seventh annual journey into the bleak and stormy wastes of the mountains to rescue the sheep that have been missed in the yearly in gathering. With his two comrades, Leo, the dog, and Gnarly, the wether, he performs feats of endurance, patience and persistence that are nobly heroic. Yet he does it all without heroics--just as a  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gunnarsson, Gunnar, 1889-1975.
Good shepherd.
Indianapolis, New York, The Bobbs-Merrill Company [©1940]
(OCoLC)614513330
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gunnar Gunnarsson; Kenneth C Kaufman; Masha Simkovitch
OCLC Number: 338865
Notes: Translation of Advent.
Description: 84 pages, 7 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Advent.
Responsibility: by Gunnar Gunnarsson ; translated by Kenneth C. Kaufman ; illustrated by Masha Simkovitch.

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A simple, beautiful, gripping and moving tale of an Icelandic shepherd, making his twenty-seventh annual journey into the bleak and stormy wastes of the mountains to rescue the sheep that have been missed in the yearly in gathering. With his two comrades, Leo, the dog, and Gnarly, the wether, he performs feats of endurance, patience and persistence that are nobly heroic. Yet he does it all without heroics--just as a matter-of-course duty to the dumb animals and to his neighbors.

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