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Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life (P.S.)
by Barbara Kingsolver, Camille Kingsolver, Steven L. Hopp

Published: 2008-05-01
Paperback : 400 pages
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Author Barbara Kingsolver and her family abandoned the industrial-food pipeline to live a rural life?vowing that, for one year, they’d only buy food raised in their own neighborhood, grow it themselves, or learn to live without it. Part memoir, part journalistic investigation, Animal, ...

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Author Barbara Kingsolver and her family abandoned the industrial-food pipeline to live a rural life?vowing that, for one year, they’d only buy food raised in their own neighborhood, grow it themselves, or learn to live without it. Part memoir, part journalistic investigation, Animal, Vegetable, Miracle is an enthralling narrative that will open your eyes in a hundred new ways to an old truth: You are what you eat.

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  "Animal, Vegetable, Miracle"by krejczyk (see profile) 07/03/11

I loved it! Although it's somewhat unrealistic to be able to DO, it made me think about the food I eat and what I purchase. Also, Kingsolver does a nice job making sure the reader knows not everyone... (read more)

 
  "Animal, Vegetable, Miracle"by laurams2 (see profile) 04/01/11

The book is full of good information and ideas on sustainable and healthy food. But I knew much of that information already and I felt the book was too preachy/teachy and presented a very utopian way... (read more)

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