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Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life - Barbara Kingsolver, Steven L. Hopp, Camille Kingsolver, Richard A. Houser
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life
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3.82 340
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780060852559 (0060852550)
Publisher: HarperCollins
Pages no: 370
Edition language: English
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Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it
4.0 Animal, Vegetable, Miracle
Honestly this is more of a 3.5 star read, but since Goodreads does not allow for half-stars, I rounded this up to 4. I think too much of the book had Kingsolver talking down to readers and acting as if those of us not working the land are less than those who do. I rounded up though mostly because wh...
bobsburgers23
bobsburgers23 rated it
3.0 Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life
I liked the feel of the book, a strong DIY ethic is something I always appreciate. There were points when she got a bit braggy about her family (who doesn't or wouldn't?) where I had to roll my eyes a bit, but overall I enjoyed it.
Remember When the Music
Remember When the Music rated it
4.0 Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life
One year without supermarkets. One year of planting, watering, weeding, harvesting. One year without sugary cereals, Chinese food, delivery pizza. No processed foods. Everything local, hand-picked. It sounds like quite a daunting challenge: to give up mass-produced edibles and adopt a new food cultu...
Crystal Starr Light, Raging Snarky Stormtrooper Pony
Crystal Starr Light, Raging Snarky Stormtrooper Pony rated it
3.5 "Raising food without polluting the field or the product will always cost more than the conventional mode that externalizes costs to taxpayers and the future."
Bullet Review:A good message with some beautiful writing, though Kingsolver and her daughter, Camille, can adopt a rather preachy, self-important tone. And I'm sorry, but I've never encountered the "farmer stigma" that apparently runs rampant over the US.5 stars for content; 2 stars for delivery.Ful...
Confuzzled Books
Confuzzled Books rated it
3.0 Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life
I picked this book from the Refer A Book Friday contest. Amy of The Sleepy Reader recommend it; you can see her review here. I have always been interested in growing things and farming because some of the earlier generations of my family were farmers. I learned much from this book about potatoes and...
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