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Happily ever Esther : two men, a wonder pig, and their life-changing mission to give animals a home

Jenkins, Steve 1982- (author.). Walter, Derek, 1981- (author.). Crane, Caprice, (author.).

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  • ISBN: 9781538728123
  • ISBN: 1538728125
  • ISBN: 9781538728147
  • Physical Description: remote
    1 online resource : color illustrations
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Grand Central Publishing, 2018.

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Formatted Contents Note: Intro; Title Page; Copyright; Table of Contents; Dedication; Foreword; Prologue; Chapter One; Chapter Two; Chapter Three; Chapter Four; Chapter Five; Chapter Six; Chapter Seven; Chapter Eight; Chapter Nine; Chapter Ten; Chapter Eleven; Epilogue; Esther-Approved Recipes; Raspberry Overnight Oats; Fried Eggz and Toast; Thick Black Pepper-Maple, Smoked, Rice-Paper Bacon; Creamy Tomato Soup; Grilled Turky and Cheeze Sandwich; Esther's Pulled Jackfruit Carnitas; Wonder Scrapple; The Derek Burger; Steve's Garlic Parm Fries; Esther's Cashew Parmesan Cheeze
Summary, etc.: Steve Jenkins and Derek Walter, had their lives turned upside down when they adopted their pig-daughter Esther--the so-called micro pig who turned out to be a full-sized commercial pig growing to a whopping 600 pounds--as they describe in their bestselling memoir Esther the Wonder Pig. The book ends with them moving to a new farm, and starting a new wonderful life where they will live on the Happily Ever Esther Farm Sanctuary to care for other animals and just live happily ever after... Or so they thought. People often think about giving it all up and just moving to a farm. In theory it sure does sound great. But as Derek and Steve quickly realized, the realities of being a farmer--especially when you have never lived on a farm let alone outside of the city--can be frantic, crazy, and even insane. Not only are they adjusting to farm life and dutifully taking care of their pig-daughter Esther (who by the way lives in the master bedroom of their house), but before they knew it their sanctuary grew to as many as 42 animals, including: pigs, sheep, goats, rabbits, chickens, cows, roosters, a peacock, a duck, a horse, a donkey, and a barn cat named Willma Ferrell. Written with joy and humor, and filled with delicious Esther-approved recipes dispersed throughout the book, this charming memoir captures an emotional journey of one little family advocating for animals everywhere.
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Print version record.
Subject: Swine as pets -- Canada -- Anecdotes
Animal sanctuaries -- Canada -- Anecdotes
Domestic animals -- Care -- Canada -- Anecdotes
Farm life -- Canada -- Anecdotes
Human-animal relationships
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / Animal Husbandry
Animal sanctuaries
Farm life
Human-animal relationships
Swine as pets
Genre/Form: Electronic books.
Search Results Showing Item 8 of 8 Preferred library: Creston Public Library?

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