From the author of the internationally acclaimed The African Safari Papers comes a story of a man caught between civic responsibility and sweet revenge. Meet Fred Pickle. He has a severe brain injury. For the past seven years Fred has lived under the loving guardianship of his uncle Jack on his sheep farm. Fredyes'>#8217;s annual creation of a perfect neighbourhood rink is a joyous quasireligious ritual for him. And his local NHL team means more to him than it would to the average fan; it renews hope and happiness.So when the teamyes'>#8217;s owner announces he is moving the team, Fredyes'>#8217;s world begins to fall apart. Torn between the lawabiding influence of Uncle Jack and the radical urgings of Badger, an 81yearold anarchist, Fred must decide whether a plot of vengeance against the owner is a path to independence or oblivion.The Horn of a Lamb charts an unforgettable year in the life of the incomparable Fred Pickle, a year that begins with the promise of another hockey season, and ends in a way few could have foreseen especially the lambs.From the Trade Paperback edition.