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Description - A Day No Pigs Would Die by PECK

"With plenty of Yankee common sense and dry wit, and some pathos as the boy at 13 takes on the duties of a man. For boys of this age and for the young of any age."-- "School Library Journal."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780679853060
ISBN-10: 0679853065
Format: Paperback
(174mm x 109mm x 13mm)
Pages: 150
Imprint: Yearling (imprint of Random House Children's Books)
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publish Date: 20-Sep-1994
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - PECK

Robert Newton Peck comes from generations of Yankee farmers. Like the Vermont folk he writes about in his novel, he was raised as a boy in the Shaker Way, which endured even after the sect itself had died out. Its view of life is embodied in the character of his young protagonist's father, who believed that a faith is more blessed when put to use than when put to word: "A man's worship counts for naught, unless his dog and cat are the better for it." From the Hardcover edition.

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