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Fourteen-year-old Ellis is getting ready to leave the Southwest for a boarding school in the East. This means leaving behind the only real father he has ever known, Goat Man. Goat Man has been raising a herd of goats all the while teaching Ellis the meaning of stability, caretaking, and commitment. And when a skeptical Ellis returns for spring break, he and Goat Man will be forced to re-evaluate their relationship.

©2001 Mark Jude Poirier (P)2012 Dreamscape Media, LLC

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"Surprisingly winning...Goats has a mellow, sidelong charm and an intelligence that sneaks up on you." (Washington Post)

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