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Animal, Vegetable, Miracle A Year of Food Life

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ISBN-10: 0060852569

ISBN-13: 9780060852566

Edition: N/A

Authors: Barbara Kingsolver, Richard A. Houser, Steven L. Hopp, Camille Kingsolver, Camille Kingsolver

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Author Barbara Kingsolver and her family abandoned the industrial-food pipeline to live a rural life--vowing that, for one year, they'd only buy food raised in their own neighborhood, grow it themselves, or learn to live without it. Part memoir, part journalistic investigation, "Animal, Vegetable, Miracle" is an enthralling narrative that will open your eyes in a hundred new ways to an old truth: You are what you eat.
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Book details

List price: $15.99
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 4/29/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Barbara Kingsolver was born on April 8, 1955 in Annapolis, Maryland and grew up in Eastern Kentucky. As a child, Kingsolver used to beg her mother to tell her bedtime stories. She soon started to write stories and essays of her own, and at the age of nine, she began to keep a journal. After graduating with a degree in biology form De Pauw University in Indiana in 1977, Kingsolver pursued graduate studies in biology and ecology at the University of Arizona in Tucson. She earned her Master of Science degree in the early 1980s. A position as a science writer for the University of Arizona soon led Kingsolver into feature writing for journals and newspapers. Her articles have appeared in a…    

Steven L. Hopp was trained in life sciences and received his PhD from Indiana University. He has published papers in bioacoustics, ornithology, animal behavior and more recently in sustainable agriculture. He is the founder and director of the Meadowview Farmers Guild, a community development project that includes a local foods restaurant and general store that source their products locally. He teaches at Emory & Henry College in the Environmental Studies department. He coauthored Animal, Vegetable, Miracle with Barbara Kingsolver and Camille Kingsolver.

Camille Kingsolver graduated from Duke University in 2009 and currently works in the mental health field. She is an active advocate for the local-food movement, doing public speaking for young adults of her own generation navigating food choices in a difficult economy. She lives in Asheville, N.C., and grows a vegetable garden in her front yard.

Called Home
Waiting for Asparagus: Late March
Springing Forward
Stalking the Vegetannual
Molly Mooching: April
The Birds and the Bees
Gratitude: May
Growing Trust: Mid-June
Six Impossible Things Before Breakfast: Late June
Eating Neighborly: Late June
Slow Food Nations: Late June
Zucchini Larceny: July
Life in a Red State: August
You Can't Run Away on Harvest Day: September
Where Fish Wear Crowns: September
Smashing Pumpkins: October
Celebration Days: November-December
What Do You Eat in January?
Hungry Month: February-March
Time Begins
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