Animal, Vegetable, Miracle

Animal, Vegetable, Miracle

A Year of Food Life

Downloadable Audiobook - 2007
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Hang on for the ride: with characteristic poetry and pluck, Barbara Kingsolver and her family sweep readers along on their journey away from the industrial-food pipeline to a rural life in which they vow to buy only food raised in their own neighborhood, grow it themselves, or learn to live without it. Their good-humored search yields surprising discoveries about turkey sex life and overly zealous zucchini plants, en route to a food culture that's better for the neighborhood and also better on the table. Part memoir, part journalistic investigation, Animal, Vegetable, Miracle makes a passionate case for putting the kitchen back at the center of family life, and diversified farms at the center of the American diet.
Publisher: [United States] : Harper Collins Publishers : Made available through hoopla, 2007
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9780061449932
Branch Call Number: eAudiobook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (14hr., 35 min.)) : digital


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Jan 20, 2012

This is a fabulous book for anyone interested in healthy eating and food production.

Dec 29, 2007

Excellent book! A must read for anyone concerned about the food we eat and the world we live in. Hope everyone reads it and learns more about how the choices we make in foods impacts everything around us. Highly entertaining, humorous and educational at the same time. Great author.

Aug 31, 2007

I love Barbara Kingsolver's books! To get to listen to her read her own work is such a treat. Especially this book which is totally autobiographical. And the information definitely gives you "food for thought" Definitely well worth reading and/or listening to

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