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Pig Earth: Book One of the Into Their Labours Trilogy

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Pig Earth: Book One of the Into Their Labours Trilogy - Berger, John
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With this haunting first volume in his Into Their Labours trilogy, John Berger begins his chronicle of the eclipse of peasant cultures in the twentieth century. Set in a small village in the French Alps, Pig Earth relates the stories of skeptical, hard-working men and fiercely independent women; of calves born and pigs slaughtered; of summer haymaking and long dark winters of rest; of the message of forgiveness from a dead father to his prodigal son; and of the marvelous Lucie Cabrol, exiled to a hut high in the ...

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Pig Earth: Book One of the Into Their Labours Trilogy 1992, Vintage, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780679737155

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