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Porcine Canticles

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ISBN-10: 1556592094

ISBN-13: 9781556592096

Edition: N/A

Authors: David Lee

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ou can write about pigs," is the advice David Lee heard from John, a wise and unlettered pig farmer in Utah. And write Lee did, while creating a collection of narratives and epic tales about the rural Southwest. Using the direct and uncompromising impact of common talk, Porcine Canticlesa lyrical tribute to the indomitability of the human heart, a rare book of poems that "reads like a good novel."-Western American Literature
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Book details

List price: $14.00
Publisher: Copper Canyon Press
Publication date: 7/1/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 108
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Loading a boar
Jubilate Agno
Salvage grain
Barbed wire
The pig hunt
The hay swather
Building pigpens
Tuesday morning, loading pigs
Tuesday morning, driving to the auction in Salina
The tale of the graveblaster
The chain letter
The muffler and the law
Digging postholes
For Jan, with love
Kolob at evening
Nighthunting with John
The real estate
Jan's birthday
Shoveling rolled barley
A day of mourning, 24 November 75
Friday afternoon, feeding pigs
Building a farrowing pen
The farm