Eating Animals

Eating Animals

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By (author) Jonathan Safran Foer

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  • Publisher: Hamish Hamilton Ltd
  • Format: Hardback | 352 pages
  • Dimensions: 158mm x 234mm x 32mm | 581g
  • Publication date: 4 March 2010
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0241143934
  • ISBN 13: 9780241143933
  • Sales rank: 27,098

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"Eating Animals" is a riveting expose which presents the gut-wrenching truth about the price paid by the environment, the government, the Third World and the animals themselves in order to put meat on our tables more quickly and conveniently than ever before. Interweaving a variety of monologues and balancing humour and suspense with informed rationalism, "Eating Animals" is as much a novelistic account of an intellectual journey as it is a fresh and open look at the ethical debate around meat-eating. Unlike most other books on the subject, "Eating Animals" also explores the possibilities for those who do eat meat to do so more responsibly, making this an important book not just for vegetarians, but for anyone who is concerned about the ramifications and significance of their chosen lifestyle.

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Author information

Jonathan Safran Foer was born in 1977. He is the author of Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close and Everything Is Illuminated, which won the National Jewish Book Award and the Guardian First Book Award. He is also the editor of A Convergence of Birds. He lives in New York.

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""Eating Animals" stands as a pop-cultural landmark, destined to be the starting point for a lot of overdue conversations." -- "Philadelphia Daily News"