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Robert Newton Peck
Birth date: February 17, 1928
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BagEndBooks
BagEndBooks rated it 6 years ago
This is not Charlotte's Web. I knew that, and was not at all surprised when the pig died. I was, none the less, disappointed. It was bad enough the pig had to die, why did the dad? I enjoyed the first chapter or two, when Rob saved the cow and her calfs, but I honestly didn't care about the characte...
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Melody Murray's Books rated it 9 years ago
This was a lovely little book. I read my copy of A Day No Pigs Would Die to tatters, and I read a couple of the Soup books, but somehow failed to pick up anything else by Peck. This is a little book of reminiscences, of people and jobs and places that have contributed his life, but I wouldn't call i...
digitaltempest
digitaltempest rated it 10 years ago
went into this with a Dandelion Wine mentality. I expected another story about a boy teetering on the brink of adulthood and childhood. This story was that and much more. The story focuses around Robert. A twelve-year-old boy living on a farm in Vermont. He acquires a pig, which he loves because it ...
Kaethe
Kaethe rated it 11 years ago
The title makes me picture militant pigs, refusing to die just to please the humans and their love for bacon and ham.
narfna
narfna rated it 24 years ago
Fuck this book, you guys. Just, eff you, book. I hate you.
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