Barbara Kingsolver, Steven L. Hopp, Camille Kingsolver - Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life

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

4.70 4.7 (read 5 reviews)

The National Humanities Medal-winning author of The Poisonwood Bible fol...

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Camille Kingsolver
Richard A. Houser
Biography & Autobiography

Professional Reviews

New York Times Book Review: "[A]n engaging amalgam of memoir, environmental reporting and how-to book...What is likely to win the most converts, though, is the joy Kingslover takes in food...there's some lovely food writing here."

First Line

This story about good food begins in a quick-stop convenience market.

Product Reviews

Farming: a dangerously self-sufficient act! Nov 12, 2008
5.00 5/5.0
Pros:
An uplifting, heartwarming, humorous and yet educating book.
Cons:
If you do not enjoy gardening, nature or green living, go away.

Review: This would be a great book for anyone who would like to learn how to be better stewards of the earth regardless of where they live.

Do You Know Your Foodshed? Sep 29, 2008
5.00 5/5.0
Pros:
Non-fiction reads like fiction, memoir inspires, a message that encourages, humor and language, audio-version
Cons:
Not long enough, her scale not possible for everyone but there’s something for anyone

Review: Maybe you can't be a 100% locavore, but Kingsolver offers insight for reducing your global footprint as she plants seeds for wanting to follow her in some manner.

True Story: Family Details How They Lived Off the Land For One Year Jun 21, 2008
5.00 5/5.0
Pros:
True story of family living off the land with recipes and details
Cons:
Facts get a little dry and boring

Review: I would recommend this book highly for it's riveting tale of a family living differently than 99% of Americans today

Think Globally, Eat Locally Redux: Barbara Kingsolver, "Animal, Vegetable, Miracle" Feb 12, 2008
5.00 5/5.0
Pros:
a powerful message delivered with style, grace, and humor
Cons:
this isn't something everyone can do - but then it's not supposed to be

Review: Can an American family spend an entire year without eating food grown more than 100 miles from home? The answer is a resounding and entertaining "Yes, we could!"

Animal, Vegetable, Miracle Oct 23, 2007
4.00 4/5.0
Pros:
Astounding detail; easily digestible.
Cons:
The additional two authors' could have been inserted in clean breaks.

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