Pigs in Heaven: A Novel

Title

Pigs in Heaven: A Novel

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Document Type

Book

Description

When a six-year-old child named Turtle is the sole witness to a freak accident at the Hoover Dam, she and her adoptive mother Taylor have a moment of celebrity that will change their lives forever. Turtle is claimed by Annawake Fourkiller, a Cherokee activist, to have been wrongly taken from the Cherokee nation. Fear of losing Turtle sends Taylor fleeing across the country with her mother Alice, pursued by Annawake. In the course of their journey, the three find love and wisdom in surprising places.

Publication Date

1993

Publisher

HarperCollins

City

New York

State

NY

Award

2011 Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award

Disciplines

Arts and Humanities | Creative Writing | Fiction | History

Pigs in Heaven: A Novel

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