Animal, Vegetable, Miracle

Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers

Date: May 2007

Duration: 14 hours 38 minutes

Summary:

Hang on for the ride: with characteristic poetry and pluck, Barbara Kingsolver and her family sweep readers along on their journey away from the industrial-food pipeline to a rural life in which they vow to buy only food raised in their own neighborhood, grow it themselves, or learn to live without it. Their good-humored search yields surprising discoveries about turkey sex life and overly zealous zucchini plants, en route to a food culture that's better for the neighborhood and also better on the table.
Part memoir, part journalistic investigation, Animal, Vegetable, Miracle makes a passionate case for putting the kitchen back at the center of family life, and diversified farms at the center of the American diet.

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  • Laurie Kinkel

    This is in my top 5 favorite books! It's is a gem! So full of knowledge! Everyone that eats should read this book.