A Day No Pigs Would Die

Version: Unabridged
Author: Robert Newton Peck
Narrator: Lincoln Hoppe
Genres: Classics
Publisher: Listening Library
Published In: January 2010
# of Units: 4 CDs
Length: 4 hours
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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.

Reviews (1)

Written by Reed T on April 26th, 2017

  • Book Rating: 4/5

Good book, though please try to make more it "modern-ish" because I got confused what some of the wierd words meant, so then I had to look them up which distracts me when I'm trying to listen.

Author Details

Author Details

Peck, Robert Newton

Robert Newton Peck is the author of more than sixty books, including "Horse Thief", "Cowboy ghost", and "A Day No Pigs Would Die". According to "Newsweek", Mr. Peck "manages to evoke a sense of vanished America -- when neighbors were neighborly, when food was home-cooked, and clothes and philosophy homespun." Raised on a farm, he is familiar with cattle, hogs, and horses. He lives with his wife, Sam, in Longwood, Florida, where he and a partner currently own eleven mustangs.