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The good good pig : the extraordinary life of Christopher Hogwood / Sy Montgomery.

Montgomery, Sy. (Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Burlington Public Library.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Burlington Public Library 636.40887 MONTGOME 39851000678780 Non-fiction Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

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  • ISBN: 0345481372
  • Physical Description: 228 p., [8] p. of plates : col. ill. ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, c2006.

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A naturalist who spent months at a time living on her own among wild creatures in remote jungles, author Montgomery was more comfortable with animals than with people. So she gladly opened her heart to a sick piglet, with no inkling that this piglet would not only survive but flourish--and she soon found herself engaged with her small-town community in ways she had never dreamed possible. Unexpectedly, Christopher provided this traveler with something she had sought all her life: an anchor to family and home. This book celebrates Christopher Hogwood in all his glory, with his boundless zest for life and his large, loving heart, a great big Buddha master. Sy reveals what she and others learned from this generous soul who just so happened to be a pig--lessons about self-acceptance, the meaning of family, the value of community, and the pleasures of the sweet green Earth.--From publisher description.
Subject: Montgomery, Sy.
Swine as pets > New Hampshire > Anecdotes.
Pet owners > New Hampshire > Biography.
Human-animal relationships > New Hampshire > Anecdotes.

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