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Pigs : a novel

Author: Johanna Stoberock
Publisher: Pasadena, CA : Red Hen Press, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First EditionView all editions and formats
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Four children live on an island that serves as the repository for all the world's garbage. Trash arrives, the children sort it, and then they feed it to a herd of insatiable pigs: a perfect system. But when a barrel washes ashore with a boy inside, the children must decide whether he is more of the world's detritus, meant to be fed to the pigs, or whether he is one of them. Written in exquisitely wrought prose, Pigs  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Novels
Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Johanna Stoberock
ISBN: 9781597090445 1597090441
OCLC Number: 1098219849
Description: 258 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Johanna Stoberock.

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Four children live on an island that serves as the repository for all the world's garbage. Trash arrives, the children sort it, and then they feed it to a herd of insatiable pigs: a perfect system. But when a barrel washes ashore with a boy inside, the children must decide whether he is more of the world's detritus, meant to be fed to the pigs, or whether he is one of them. Written in exquisitely wrought prose, Pigs asks questions about community, environmental responsibility, and the possibility of innocence.

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