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Trying to save Piggy Sneed

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Published by Arcade Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Irving, John, 1942-,
  • Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870 -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Grass, Günter, 1927- -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Novelists, American -- 20th century -- Biography

  • About the Edition

    A collection of short stories and essays. The story, My Dinner at the White House, is an amusing piece on a dinner with President Reagan, The Imaginary Girlfriend is on the arts of writing and wrestling, while the title story is on a pig farmer who is being harassed by boys.

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    StatementJohn Irving.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3559.R8 T78 1996
    The Physical Object
    Pagination432 p. :
    Number of Pages432
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL785551M
    ISBN 101559703237
    ISBN 109781559703239
    LC Control Number95017756
    OCLC/WorldCa32466612

    Bruggeman, Inge, Gilbert Neri, Anne Marie Kennedy, and John Irving. Trying to Save Piggy Sneed. Burlap, twine, pig velum, book board, handmade paper, ink. x inches. Las Vegas, Nevada: Rainmaker Editions, Printed in an edition of copies. Trying to Save Piggy Sneed is from a collection of short works by John Irving. Trying to Save Piggy Sneed: 20th Anniversary Edition d0wnl0ad ebook PDF EPUB, book in english language [d0wnl0ad] book Trying to Save Piggy Sneed: 20th Anniversary Edition in format PDF [PDF] [EPUB] Trying to Save Piggy Sneed: 20th Anniversary Edition by John Irving d0wnl0ad. Trying to Save Piggy Sneed (Bloomsbury Classic Series). Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing PLC. Author:Irving, John. Book Binding:Hardback. All of our paper waste is recycled within the UK and turned into corrugated cardboard.


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