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ISBN-10: 0316069884
ISBN-13: 9780316069885
Publisher: Back Bay Books
Publish Date: 09/01/2010
Dimensions: 8.22" L, 5.55" W, 0.99" H

Eating Animals

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Overview

Part memoir and part investigative report, Eating Animals is the groundbreaking moral examination of vegetarianism, farming, and the food we eat every day that inspired the documentary of the same name.

Bestselling author Jonathan Safran Foer spent much of his life oscillating between enthusiastic carnivore and occasional vegetarian. For years he was content to live with uncertainty about his own dietary choices but once he started a family, the moral dimensions of food became increasingly important.

Faced with the prospect of being unable to explain why we eat some animals and not others, Foer set out to explore the origins of many eating traditions and the fictions involved with creating them. Traveling to the darkest corners of our dining habits, Foer raises the unspoken question behind every fish we eat, every chicken we fry, and every burger we grill.

Part memoir and part investigative report, Eating Animals is a book that, in the words of the Los Angeles Times, places Jonathan Safran Foer at the table with our greatest philosophers -and a must-read for anyone who cares about building a more humane and healthy world.

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Stirring...compelling, earnest....Foer brings an invigorating moral clarity to the topic.–Entertainment Weekly
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Details

ISBN-10: 0316069884
ISBN-13: 9780316069885
Publisher: Back Bay Books
Publish Date: 09/01/2010
Dimensions: 8.22" L, 5.55" W, 0.99" H
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