Book Review of This House of Sky: Landscapes of a Western Mind

This House of Sky: Landscapes of a Western Mind
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Fine, affecting memoir of growing up in the mid-20th century in a series of sheep camps, remote ranches, and tiny hamlets in Montana's high country. Doig's beautiful prose catches both the beauty and brutality of the life, and ends with a thoughful examination of what it means to be a family.