In a “coming-of-age story as strange and surprising...as The Catcher in the Rye” (New York Times Book Review), a fifteen-year-old boy must learn to live on his own and contend with the vagaries of romantic love and racial hatred.
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In fact, the idyll that Danny believes he's found in his new circumstances proves to be more illusion than substance: Surinder soon indicates that she has ambitions beyond being a pig farmer, the bungalow is sold, and the pig, in spite of Danny's care, is also dying.| Read Full Review of Pig (Harvest Book)
First published in 1994 in England, where it won several awards, British writer Cowan's remarkable debut is a poignant coming-of-age-story set in a bleak English town. Narrator Danny, now 15, has alwaOct 02 1996 | Read Full Review of Pig (Harvest Book)
The summer of his 15th year, it seems that everything Danny cherishes is slipping away.Nov 25 1996 | Read Full Review of Pig (Harvest Book)
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