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    The Face on Your Plate, the Face on Your Plate: The Truth about Food (Brilliance Audio on MP3-CD) (CD-Audio) By (author) Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson, Read by Fred Stella

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    DescriptionSomewhere in between Fast Food Nation and The Omnivore's Dilemma, between eating at McDonald's and killing a pig for dinner, there is a need for an audiobook that will probe more deeply and provide greater understanding and insight into the psychological factors that influence decisions about what we eat and why ? and how these choices affect our lives, animals? lives, and the environment. In this revelatory work, Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson, the best-selling author of When Elephants Weep, does just that, showing how food affects our moral selves, our health, and the environment. The Face on Your Plate raises questions that make us conscious of the decisions behind every bite we take: How does the health of animals affect the health of our planet and of our bodies? What effect does eating animals have on our land, on our waters, and even on global warming? What are the results of farming practices ? debeaking chickens and separating calves from their mothers ? on animals and humans? As a psychoanalyst, Masson uniquely investigates how denial keeps us from recognizing the animal at the end of our fork ? think pig, not bacon ? and each culture's distinction among animals considered food and those that are forbidden. The Face on Your Plate brings together Masson's intellectual, psychological, and emotional expertise over the last twenty years into the pivotal book of the food revolution. Anyone who wants to be open-eyed about their food choices ? vegans, vegetarians, and meat eaters ? will welcome this timely work.


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    Title
    The Face on Your Plate, the Face on Your Plate
    Subtitle
    The Truth about Food
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson, Read by Fred Stella
    Physical properties
    Format: CD-Audio
    Number of pages: 1
    Width: 137 mm
    Height: 188 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 91 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781423384229
    ISBN 10: 1423384229
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: FOO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T16.0
    BIC subject category V2: DNF
    B&T Merchandise Category: AUD
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: RNK, WBA
    B&T General Subject: 240
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 94
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/ECOLGY
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Subject Code: JN
    Libri: I-JN
    BISAC V2.8: CKB030000, CKB086000
    B&T Approval Code: A97403040, A97406000
    BISAC V2.8: NAT011000
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A23305050
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 57610
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 641.3/06
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 641.306
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 641.306
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: TX371 .M37 2008D
    Thema V1.0: RNK, WB
    Edition
    Unabridged
    Edition statement
    Unabridged
    Publisher
    BRILLIANCE AUDIO
    Imprint name
    BRILLIANCE AUDIO
    Publication date
    16 March 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Grand Haven, Mich