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Hog Farmer and Writer Mary Elizabeth Fricke Discusses the Floods in the Midwest.

Hog farmer and writer Mary Elizabeth Fricke (Frick-EE). Her new book is, "Dino, Godzilla and the Pigs: My Life On Our Missouri Hog Farm." (Soho Press). The Fricke's farm was flooded, just as this book was coming out. Marty will talk with Fricke about how they and the farm are doing. Fricke's book describes the intricacies of farm work, like cutting the teeth and tails of piglets, and driving a monster tractor with sixteen gears. (Interview by Marty Moss-Coane)


Other segments from the episode on August 16, 1993

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, August 16, 1993: Interview with Mary Elizabeth Fricke; Interview with Bill Duke; Review of Robert Kincaid's novel "The Bridges of Madison County."


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