Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life (CD-Audio)
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Short Description for Animal, Vegetable, Miracle In her first full-length nonfiction narrative, bestselling author Kingsolver reveals an old truth: you are what you eat. Unabridged. 9 CDs.
- Published: 01 May 2007
- Format: CD-Audio
- ISBN 13: 9780060853570 ISBN 10: 0060853573
- Sales rank: 594,180
Full description for Animal, Vegetable, Miracle
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.