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Pig (edition 1996)
by Andrew Cowan
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0151002185, Hardcover)The recipient of the Sunday Times First Novel Award in England, a debut novel follows the sexual awakening of a fifteen-year-old boy against the backdrop of urban decay, racial tension, and a pig's death. A first novel.
(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:44:47 -0400)
The bittersweet story of Danny, 15, out of school for holidays in a bleak English town, who moves into his grandfather's shack when the old man is sent to an old people's home. For one extraordinary summer, Danny looks after grandpa's pig and despite racist taunts has a romance with a girl from India.
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