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Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: Our Year of Seasonal Eating by [Kingsolver, Barbara]
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Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: Our Year of Seasonal Eating Kindle Edition

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Length: 403 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
Page Flip: Enabled Language: English

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"Homespun, unassuming, informed, positive, inspiring. . . . Unstinting in its concerns about this imperiled planet."--Seattle Post-Intelligencer

"Kingsolver...adds enough texture and zest to stir wistful yearnings in all of us...[A] vicarious taste of domesticity."--Christian Science Monitor

"Provocative . . . Kingsolver . . . evokes the sheer joy of producing one's own food."--People

"ANIMAL, VEGETABLE, MIRACLE makes an important contribution to the chorus of voices calling for change.""--Chicago Tribune

"Kingsolver elegantly chronicles a year of back-to-the-land living...Readers...will take heart and inspiration here."--Kirkus Reviews

"A terrific effort. The delight for the chance to experience the rediscovery of community through food."--The Oregonian (Portland)

"Delectable . . . steeped in elegant prose and seasoned with smart morsels about the food industry."--Chicago Tribune

"Anyone who read and appreciated THE OMNIVORE'S DILEMMA by Michael Pollan will want to read Barbara Kingsolver's book."--Roanoke Times

"[Written] with passion and hope...This novelist paints a compelling big picture-broad and ambitious, with nary an extraneous stroke."--Rocky Mountain News

"Kingsolver beautifully describes this experience."--More Magazine

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"We wanted to live in a place that could feed us: where rain falls, crops grow, and drinking water bubbles up right out of the ground."

Barbara Kingsolver opens her home to us, as she and her family attempt a year of eating only local food, much of it from their own garden. Inspired by the flavours and culinary arts of a local food culture, they explore many a farmers market and diversified organic farms at home and across the country. With characteristic warmth, Kingsolver shows us how to put food back at the centre of the political and family agenda. Animal, Vegetable, Miracle is part memoir, part journalistic investigation, and is full of original recipes that celebrate healthy eating, sustainability and the pleasures of good food.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 1306 KB
  • Print Length: 403 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 0060852569
  • Publisher: Faber & Faber; Main edition (4 March 2010)
  • Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B003FW3IKY
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #43,730 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)

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Kay L. Campbell
5.0 out of 5 starsDelicious inspiration
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5.0 out of 5 starsBrilliant Storytelling of a Brilliant Universal Foil to the Fossil Fuel/Agribusiness Industries
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5.0 out of 5 starsGreat book for people who care about where their food comes from
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5.0 out of 5 starsRenewed Our Spirits and Brought the Family Back to the Kitchen and Back to the Table.
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