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  • Published: New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2009.
  • Year Published: 2009
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Description: vii, 341 p. ; 25 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • 9780316069908
  • 0316069906


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Eating animals

by Foer, Jonathan Safran, 1977-

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Call number: 641.303 Fo

Available Copies: Downtown 2nd Floor, Malletts Adult, Traverwood Adult, West Adult

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Storytelling -- All or nothing or something else -- Words/meaning -- Hiding/seeking -- Influence/speechlessness -- Slices of paradise/pieces of shit -- I do -- Storytelling.

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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Jonathan Safran Foer's book is absolutely eye-opening. After reading this, I've made significant dietary changes. I don't think I can, in good conscious, continue eating animals.


This man is such a good writer - I would read anything he wrote, whatever the subject. That the subject is food, a topic I'm intensely interested in, made it just about perfect. No matter your feelings on eating animals going in, it's worth a read to learn about all the issues with the food system as it stands today. Highly recommended for anyone who eats.

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