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A Day No Pigs Would Die

A Day No Pigs Would Die( )
Author: Peck, Robert Newton
Series title:A Day No Pigs Would Die Ser.
ISBN:978-0-679-85306-0
Publication Date:Sep 1994
Publisher:Random House Children's Books
Imprint:Laurel Leaf
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $6.99
Book Description:

Originally published in hardcover in 1972, A Day No Pigs Would Die was one of the first young adult books, along with titles like The Outsiders and The Chocolate War. In it, author Robert Newton Peck weaves a story of
a Vermont boyhood that is part fiction, part memoir. The result is a moving coming-of-age story that still resonates with teens today.

Book Details
Pages:176
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / General
Juvenile Fiction / Social Themes / Adolescence & Coming Of Age
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):4.251 x 6.786 x 0.507 Inches
Book Weight:0.198 Pounds
Author Biography
Peck, Robert Newton (Author)
Robert Newton Peck was born in Vermont on February 17, 1928. During World War II, he served as a machine-gunner in the U.S. Army 88th Infantry Division between 1945 and 1947. He received a B.A. degree from Rollins College in 1953 and studied law at Cornell University. He worked as a lumberjack, in a papermill, killing hogs, and as an advertising executive before the publication of his first book, A Day No Pigs Would Die, in 1972. It was named an American Library Association Best Book for Young Adults in 1973. His other works include Soup and Me, Soup on Ice, Cowboy Ghost, Horse Thief, and Bro.

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