The Gamekeeper Hardback
The H is for Hawk for lovers of the outdoors and wildlife.
A fascinating memoir of Scotland's first-ever qualified female gamekeeper.Portia Simpson grew up outdoors, always preferring to climb trees than play indoors.
Talented and driven, she became the first female to graduate as a Gamekeeper and Wildlife Manager.
In this wonderful memoir, Portia tells the story of how she first broke into a traditionally conservative, male-dominated profession and the skills, training and dedication that helped to set her apart.
She gives an intimate account of a life filled with stunning landscapes, heart-wrenching lows and magnificent highs, and shares her expert insight into the world of game keeping.Offering a sense of wonder at the mystique and natural beauty of the wild, this is a fascinating and unique look at the life of the huntswoman. `The vividness of Portia Simpson's writing seduces you, evoking her passionate connection with the raw, violent beauty of nature' Libby Purves, Daily Mail
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 368 pages
- Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
- Publication Date: 01/04/2017
- Category: Memoirs
- ISBN: 9781471159244
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