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Kingsolver, Barbara , Kingsolver, Camille , Hopp, Steven L.

Animal, Vegetable, Miracle

A Year of Food Life

illustrated ed

€ 28.95

Bestselling author Barbara Kingsolver returns with her first nonfiction narrative that will open your eyes in a hundred new ways to an old truth: You are what you eat. ""As the U.S. population made an unprecedented mad dash for the Sun Belt, one carload of us paddled against the tide, heading for the Promised Land where water falls from the sky and green stuff grows all around. We were about to begin the adventure of realigning our lives with our food chain. "Naturally, our first stop was to buy junk food and fossil fuel. . . ."" 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. ""This is the story of a year in which we made every attempt to feed ourselves animals and vegetables whose provenance we really knew . . . and of how our family was changed by our first year of deliberately eating food produced from the same place where we worked, went to school, loved our neighbors, drank the water, and breathed the air.""


Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
Called Home
1(22)
Waiting for Asparagus: Late March
23(20)
Springing Forward
43(20)
Stalking the Vegetannual
63(7)
Molly Mooching: April
70(16)
The Birds and the Bees
86(14)
Gratitude: May
100(11)
Growing Trust: Mid-June
111(13)
Six Impossible Things Before Breakfast: Late June
124(24)
Eating Neighborly: Late June
148(6)
Slow Food Nations: Late June
154(19)
Zucchini Larceny: July
173(23)
Life in a Red State: August
196(23)
You Can`t Run Away on Harvest Day: September
219(23)
Where Fish Wear Crowns: September
242(17)
Smashing Pumpkins: October
259(18)
Celebration Days: November--December
277(19)
What Do You Eat in January?
296(19)
Hungry Month: February--March
315(19)
Time Begins
334(19)
Acknowledgments 353(2)
References 355(3)
Organizations 358(6)
Sidebar Resources 364
Extra informatie: 
Hardback
370 pagina's
Januari 2007
703 gram
235 x 165 x 32 mm
HarperCollins us

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