Minnesota Historical Society

Sheep: Life on the South Dakota Range

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Archer B. Gilfillan was an anomaly. An Ivy League scholar with a broad knowledge of classical literature and a talent for writing, he nonetheless chose to herd sheep from 1916 to 1934 in a lonely, isolated part of the West. Out of this strange juxtaposition of expertise and experience, Gilfillan produced the classic narrative of American sheepherding.

  • By: Archer B. Gilfillan. New introduction by Richard W. Etulain.
  • Format: Paper, xlv, 272 pp., 1993
  • Publisher: MNHS Press
  • Product ##: 978-0873512855

Praise for Sheep:

"Gilfillan authored one of the funniest and most introspective works on early 20th century West River life."--South Dakota Magazine

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