Chewing the Cud

Chewing the Cud

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Dick's story begins with his apprenticeship on a farm before WWII, touches lightly on his war experiences and his childhood romance with the girl he later married, and then moves on to the core of his memoirs, the fourteen years he spent on Woodlands farm. The eccentric cast of animal and human characters on the farm provided a wealth of material for his later writing. This is farming at its funniest but, when the farm failed, he remembers settling happily into teaching before blossoming into his third and best-known career as a writer, and finding international fame with the release of the film, Babe.
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Product details

  • Audio cassette | 2 pages
  • 107 x 140 x 17mm | 127g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • United Kingdom
  • Unabridged
  • Unabridged edition
  • 014180310X
  • 9780141803104

About Dick King-Smith

Dick King-Smith was a farmer in Gloucestershire for many years before teaching in a village primary school and becoming a writer. Dick won The Guardian Award for THE SHEEP-PIG which was made into the blockbusting film, BABE. He lives near Bristol.
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