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Book Review of Pigs in Heaven

Pigs in Heaven
Pigs in Heaven
Author: Barbara Kingsolver
Genre: Literature & Fiction
Book Type: Paperback
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Taylor Greer never thought she could be a mother until someone gives her an Indian child. She cares and loves little Turtle with all her heart, so much so that Turtle comes before anything else in her life. Turtle sees a man go into the water at Hoover Dam. When he is rescued, the child and her mother get nationwide news coverage and unwanted attention from a crusading tribal lawyer which puts them on the run to keep them together. Their adventures and the dilemma that faces Taylor - to keep her child or give her back to the tribe keeps the tale moving well. The story is delightful but I felt the ending was a bit hokey and unbelievable. Still this was an enjoyable read and I would recommend it to those interested in interracial adoptions.