Synopses & Reviews
When Southern belle Ellie McBride moves her twins from Vertigo, Tennessee,
to New York City
, they wouldn't dream of leaving behind the family pig Rumpy. But the posh hotel where Ellie has found work (and living space) has "No Pets" writ large on its portal. So hiding Rumpy from the hotel staff--especially the ultra-carnivorous hotel chef, who would like nothing better than to transform their pet into pork roast--becomes imperative.
Can a talented, sensitive pig survive the claustrophobic, neurotic stresses of life in the Big Apple? Can the McBride twins keep their precious pet from becoming the chef's favorite entree? Get ready for a wonderful ride as master storyteller Jimmy Buffett takes readers on a brilliantly funny romp through Manhattan and beyond. From spoiled rock stars to highly caffeinated football coaches, Buffett's satirical view of American culture never ceases to bite and delight.
"[The] grand potentate of the Parrotheads."--Craig Wilson, USA TODAY
"The planet's most successful beach bum."--New York Daily News
Bestselling writer Buffett weaves an irresistible new tale--filled with colorful characters, wry humor, and the pursuit of a very clever pig.
About the Author
Jimmy Buffett is the author of the national bestseller A Salty Piece of Land as well as A Pirate Looks at Fifty, Tales from Margaritaville, which was on the bestseller list for seven months, and the bestselling Where Is Joe Merchant?. Buffett is also a singer and songwriter with many hit singles and legions of fans. He has his own record company, his own radio station, and chains of restaurants and stores. He lives on Long Island and in Florida.