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Saving Marty

Written by Paul Griffin
Published by Puffin Books
Goodreads Rating - 3.9 / 5.0
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From the award-winning author of “Ten Mile River” and “When Friendship Followed Me Home” comes a warm and heart-wrenching story of the friendship between a boy and a pig that thinks it’s a dog.

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Paul Griffin

After graduating Dartmouth College with a BA in Film Studies, I was well-prepared to find work as a butler and bartender, a cook and an EMT, a dog trainer, a driver. I washed dishes with Vin Diesel. I made movies and wrote short stories and plays, scripts and, yes, novels that more often than not featured the street mutts that had a habit of wiggling their way into whatever apartment I was living in at the time. I worked construction, loaded trucks, tutored and taught. The hardest and best work was the teaching. I started out with the Creative Arts Team, specializing in HIV/AIDS prevention and conflict resolution workshops. These days I work with organizations like Literacy for Incarcerated Teens and Behind the Book. Seeing young people learn how to tell their life stories in ways that might bring them a step closer to realizing their dreams——that’s like finding treasure. I live with my family, human and canine, in New York City, which is chock-full of stories, not to mention characters.

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Book Details

ISBN 10:
0399539085
ISBN 13:
9780399539084
Publication Date:
September 15, 2018