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Eating animals

Author: Jonathan Safran Foer
Publisher: Camberwell, Vic. : Hamish Hamilton, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Brilliantly synthesizing philosophy, literature, science, memoir and his own detective work, "Eating Animals" explores the many fictions we use to justify our eating habits--from folklore to pop culture to family traditions and national myth--and how such tales can lull us into a brutal forgetting.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Safran Foer
ISBN: 9780241144251 0241144256 9780241951323 0241951321
OCLC Number: 463594744
Description: vii, 341 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Storytelling --
All or nothing or something else --
Words/meaning --
Hiding/seeking --
Influence/speechlessness --
Slices of paradise/pieces of shit --
I do --
Storytelling.
Responsibility: Jonathan Safran Foer.

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Eating Animals is a uniquely passionate, powerful and provocative exploration of what we eat, and why, by the bestselling author of Everything is Illuminated and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close.  Read more...

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