Author:Boyden, Polly


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The Pink Egg

By: Boyden, Polly

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Truro MA, Pamet Press: (c.1942)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22084

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dj

DETAILS NEEDED. World War II-era political parable, somewhat in the vein of "Animal Farm" -- "a story that is, at one and the same time, both symbol and adventure, actual and romantic, satirical and completely engaging." Oh, and did I mention that all the characters are birds? The hero is Roderick Robin Jr., marked as a rebel from birth due to his having hatched out of a pink egg; in the course of the narrative he defies his family and gets involved in the Sparrow Movement, which is fighting for a new social order that involves the redistribution of apple seeds. As radical w... View more info