That Old Ace in the hole by Annie Proulx

About the book

Folks in the Texas panhandle do not like hog farms. But Bob Dollar is determined to see his new job as hog site scout for Global Pork Rind through to the end. However he is forced to face the idiosyncratic inhabitants of Woolybucket and to question his own notions of loyalty and home.

Reviewed by U3A Group 1

Enjoyed by all. Wonderful evocation of the deep South – people and places and a fascinating story.

Star rating: ****

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