A Year in Lapland: Guest of the Reindeer Herders
As a young man American Hugh Beach went to live with the Saami reindeerherders of Swedish Lapland. His lyrically written and very personalstory of trying to fit into the herding way of life is a rareinsider's account of the Saami. In a passionate and informedAfterword to this new edition of the book, he revisits his old friendsand looks at how Sweden is attempting to balance the conflicting needsof reindeer herders and environmentalists in the 21st century.
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Review: A Year in Lapland: Guest of the Reindeer HerdersUser Review - Daniel - Goodreads
The writings of the author gave me a better insight of the living and working by the Sami people. Read full review
Review: A Year in Lapland: Guest of the Reindeer HerdersUser Review - Chris - Goodreads
I read this because I was a big fan of his brother's books and was pleasantly surprised. It made me want to spend time with the Lapps. Farley Mowat is the only other author of this genre that is this good that I have read. Read full review
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