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Pig

(1984)
A novel by

 
Awards
Betty Trask Award Best First Novel (nominee)
A simple tale told against a background of urban decay and moral squalor. This book sees 15-year-old Danny determined to look after his grandparent's ancient sow, following his grandfather's death and his grandmother's removal to a home.

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"Beautifully evoked ... Cowan writes with a deceptive simplicity." - Amanda Craig

"A first novel of extraordinary poise and accomplishment, treating a boy's coming of age... with... delicacy and lyricism." - Michael Dibdin


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Hardback Editions

September 1996 : USA Hardback
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Title: Pig
Author(s): Andrew Cowan
ISBN: 0-15-100218-5 / 978-0-15-100218-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harcourt
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August 1994 : UK Hardback
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Title: Pig
Author(s): Andrew Cowan
ISBN: 0-7181-3783-3 / 978-0-7181-3783-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Michael Joseph Ltd
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Paperback Editions

August 2002 : UK Paperback
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Title: Pig
Author(s): Andrew Cowan
ISBN: 0-340-82412-3 / 978-0-340-82412-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sceptre
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October 1997 : USA Paperback
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Title: Pig (Harvest Book)
Author(s): Andrew Cowan
ISBN: 0-15-600545-X / 978-0-15-600545-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Mariner Books
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August 1995 : UK Paperback
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Title: Pig (Penguin Fiction)
Author(s): Andrew Cowan
ISBN: 0-14-024192-2 / 978-0-14-024192-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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Kindle Editions

January 2013 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Pig
Author(s): Andrew Cowan
Publisher: Sceptre
Availability: Amazon CA   


January 2013 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Pig
Author(s): Andrew Cowan
Publisher: Sceptre
Availability: Amazon UK   



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