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The 750-Pound Pig Who Came Home to Stay

The Good Good Pig: The Extraordinary Life of Christopher Hogwood by Sy Montgomery

Reviewed by Marjorie Kehe
Christian Science Monitor

"I once watched a segment about pigs on Animal Planet. It featured a farmer who kept one as a pet. I didn't see more than a few moments, but it was easily enough to grasp that pigs are intelligent, affectionate creatures. The pig in question writhed in joy at the approach of her beloved guardian. Despite her enormous girth and total absence of glossy black fur, she reminded me remarkably of my dog. I've hardly ever been able to eat pork since. So I'll issue a warning right up front about The Good Good Pig: The Extraordinary Life of Christopher Hogwood. If you're comfortably carnivorous and want to remain so, don't pick up this book." Read the entire Christian Science Monitor review.

One Response to "The 750-Pound Pig Who Came Home to Stay"

    Esmeralda Mudd June 13th, 2006 at 7:39 am

    I will certainly add this book to my must-read list!

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