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Eating Animals

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Jonathan Safran Foer

Narrated By: Jonathan Todd Ross

Publisher: Recorded Books

Date: November 2009

Duration: 10 hours 14 minutes

Summary:

Jonathan Safran Foer won the National Jewish Book Award and the Guardian First Book Award for his debut novel Everything Is Illuminated (which was also made into a major motion picture). Like many young Americans, Jonathan Safran Foer spent much of his teenage and college years oscillating between enthusiastic carnivore and occasional vegetarian. As he became a husband, and then a father, the moral dimensions of eating became increasingly important to him. 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.'

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  • Camilo J

    Interesting and powerful content that makes you think quite a lot. But it feels poorly written at times.

  • Cassidy R

    This book changed my life. I had no idea where our food comes from and the author breaks it down step by step. I've read it 3x now.

  • fuku yang

    This book inspires me and helps me become a vegetarian. Worth reading and rereading.

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