Racing Pigs and Giant Marrows: Travels Around the North Country Fairs
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Racing Pigs and Giant Marrows: Travels Around the North Country Fairs

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Harry Pearson vowed that his next project would be about the summer—specifically, about a summer of shows and fairs in the north of England. Encompassing such diverse talents as fell-running, tupperware-boxing, and rabbit fancying (literally), and containing many more jokes about goats than is legal in the Isle of Man, Racing Pigs and Giant Marrows must be the only book in...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published September 1st 1997 by Little, Brown Book Group
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Hilary Tesh
Great fun. Like Bill Bryson on anabolic steroids. Descriptive, informative and laugh aloud funny. You will find yourself reading bits aloud to passing strangers!
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Loved this book, you have to be British to appreciate the humor and anecdotes.
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