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Happily ever Esther : two men, a wonder pig, and their life-changing mission to give animals a home

Author: Steve Jenkins; Derek Walter; Caprice Crane
Publisher: New York : Grand Central Publishing, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Steve Jenkins and Derek Walter, had their lives turned upside down when they adopted their pig-daughter Esther--the so-called micro pig who turned out to be a full-sized commercial pig growing to a whopping 600 pounds--as they describe in their bestselling memoir Esther the Wonder Pig. The book ends with them moving to a new farm, and starting a new wonderful life where they will live on the Happily Ever Esther Farm
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Anecdotes
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Jenkins; Derek Walter; Caprice Crane
ISBN: 9781538728147 1538728141 9781538728130 1538728133
OCLC Number: 1011209763
Language Note: Text in English.
Description: 228 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : color portraits ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Steve Jenkins, Derek Walter, and Caprice Crane.

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From the New York Times bestselling authors and loving owners of Esther the Wonder Pig, comes a new memoir about their new life on the Happily Ever Esther Farm Sanctuary which is anything but boring.  Read more...

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"Using his trademark self-deprecating humor, Jenkins...chronicles the zany misadventures...Jenkins is refreshingly candid...this is essential reading for [Esther's] many fans."--Library Journal Read more...

 
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