This is a brief reading from the young adult novel 'Holes'.
Middle Aged (35-54)
North American, US General American (GenAm), US Midwest (Chicago, Great Lakes)
Note: Transcripts are generated using speech recognition software and may contain errors.
Hi, My name is David Mountie. He smiled. It was a family joke. Whenever anything went wrong, they always blamed Stanley's no good, dirty rotten pig stealing great great grandfather. Supposedly, he had a great great grandfather who'd stolen a pig from a one legged gypsy, and she put a curse on him and all his descendants. Stanley and his parents didn't believe in curses, of course, but whenever anything went wrong, it felt good to be able to blame someone.