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Book Title: The Big Squeal|
The author of the book: Carol Alexander
ISBN 13: 9781610090360
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 460 KB
Edition: Oak Tree Books
Date of issue: November 7th 2012
Read full description of the books The Big Squeal:In a stranger-than-fiction odyssey, a homeless pig reveals her struggles for survival in a heartland hamlet which was once Abraham Lincoln's last stop during his days as a circuit-riding lawyer. Dubbed -...a rare glimpse into Abraham Lincoln's lighter side...- by acclaimed historian Doris Kearns Goodwin, -The Big Squeal- introduces a real-life, orphan pig who encounters Lincoln's likenesses all over the Town Square. Looming large is a towering bronze statue showing an amused Lincoln peering at a piglet --immortalizing Abe's request for a -writ of quietus- to calm noisy village pigs living under the rustic 1840s courthouse. Vividly paralleling the adventure are full-color illustrations celebrating the hamlet's 19th Century architecture, the people who reside there and the heart-warming transformation of a pig from rural to city life. About the -As Told to Author-: Carol Alexander has chronicled America's heartland at five newspapers as a writer, investigative reporter and editor. She is the recipient of numerous regional, statewide and national awards. She never expected to be a pig farmer, but is glad she did. Carol resides in Taylorville, IL in a leafy haven with her family which, for the past five years, has included Liberty the Pig, the unpredictable, fascinating former orphan on the run.
Read information about the authorCAROL ALEXANDER is an award-winning editor, investigative journalist and reporter who has chronicled life and times in the Midwest at five newspapers. She never expected to join the ranks of pig farmers, but is glad she did. Just like the pig, Taylorville, IL is her adopted hometown.
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