From the book jacket: "Christopher
Hogwood came home on my lap in a shoebox. He was a creature who
would prove in many ways to be more human than I am."
from The Good Good Pig.
A naturalist who spent months at a time living on her own among wild creatures in remote jungles, Sy Montgomery had always felt more comfortable with animals than with people. So she gladly opened her heart to a sick piglet who had been crowded away from nourishing meals by his stronger siblings. Yet Sy had no inkling that this piglet, later named Christopher Hogwood, 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 peripatetic traveler with something she had sought all her life: an anchor ...
Blood at the Root
"A gripping, timely, and important examination of American racism."
- PW Starred Review
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