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Eating animals

Author: Jonathan Safran Foer
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
From the Publisher: Jonathan Safran Foer spent much of his teenage and college years oscillating between omnivore and vegetarian. But on the brink of fatherhood-facing the prospect of having to make dietary choices on a child's behalf-his casual questioning took on an urgency His quest for answers ultimately required him to visit factory farms in the middle of the night, dissect the emotional ingredients of meals  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Book
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Safran Foer
ISBN: 9780316069908 0316069906 9780316072670 0316072672 9780141031934 014103193X 9780241144251 0241144256 9780316164481 0316164488
OCLC Number: 318877983
Description: vii, 341 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Storytelling --
All or nothing or something else --
Words/meaning --
Hiding/seeking --
Influence/speechlessness --
Slices of paradise/pieces of shit --
I do --
Responsibility: Jonathan Safran Foer.


Where does it come from? How is it produced? What are the economic, social and environmental effects? Are there animals that it is straightforwardly right to eat? Are there situations in which not  Read more...


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A spirited, emotional and well-researched investigation into what our taste for flesh really means Observer Deserves a place at the table with our greatest philosophers Los Angeles Times Shocking, Read more...

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