This House of Sky: Landscapes of a Western Mind - Study Guide Chapter 5, Two Bands of Sheep Summary & Analysis

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Here readers are given greater details about the actual tending of sheep. The group is moving them along to what will be a summer residence. They are working with a Jeep. There is a small trailer attached to the back which they will be living in. This has been provided by McGrath who the author informs readers, "flimflammed it from somewhere," (p. 201).

The herd of sheep actually moves mainly in front of the vehicle. Much of the time, one of the people needs to be on the move and on the look out. One task is to keep the sheep moving, another is to catch an stragglers and help them along. In this case, the lambs were often picked up and carried in the vehicle so that could rest when they had become exhausted from what it...

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