November 19, 2018 Book of the Week — Turkeys and Trees
“‘Why don’t we just stay poor,’ said Mother, ‘we’re good at that.’ ‘Well alright, if that’s what you want, but I met this guy who raises baby pigs, and he…’ She cut him off: ‘You’re supposed to call them swine.’ I guess somewhere she read a book.”
Turkeys and Trees
Donnell Hunter (1930-2013)
Rexburg, Idaho: Honeybrook Press, 1987
Donnell Hunter was a prolific and significant Mormon poet. He owned and operated Honeybrook Press. Letterpress printed on Lana Laid from 14-point Centaur and sewn in Ingres Heavyweight covers by the author, who also made the drawings for the cover and centerfold. End sheets are Ingres Antique. Edition of one hundred and sixty-three copies, twenty-six of which are numbered a-z.