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Animal, Vegetable, Miracle

(2007)
Our Year of Seasonal Eating
A non fiction book by

 
 
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."


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Hardback Editions

October 2008 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life
Author(s): Barbara Kingsolver, Camille Kingsolver, Steven L Hopp
ISBN: 1-4395-6008-0 / 978-1-4395-6008-2 (USA edition)
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July 2007 : UK Hardback
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Title: Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: Our year of seasonal eating
Author(s): Barbara Kingsolver
ISBN: 0-571-23356-2 / 978-0-571-23356-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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May 2007 : USA Hardback
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Title: Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life
Author(s): Barbara Kingsolver, Camille Kingsolver, Steven L Hopp
ISBN: 0-06-085255-0 / 978-0-06-085255-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harper
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Paperback Editions

May 2017 : USA Paperback
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Title: Animal, Vegetable, Miracle - Tenth Anniversary Edition: A Year of Food Life
Author(s): Barbara Kingsolver, Camille Kingsolver, Steven L Hopp, Lily Hopp Kingsolver
ISBN: 0-06-265305-9 / 978-0-06-265305-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harper Perennial
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May 2017 : Canada Paperback
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Title: Animal, Vegetable, Miracle - Tenth Anniversary Edition: A Year of Food Life
Author(s): Barbara Kingsolver, Camille Kingsolver, Steven L Hopp, Lily Hopp Kingsolver
ISBN: 1-4434-5270-X / 978-1-4434-5270-0 (Canada edition)
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April 2008 : USA Paperback
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Title: Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life
Author(s): Barbara Kingsolver, Camille Kingsolver, Steven L Hopp
ISBN: 0-06-085256-9 / 978-0-06-085256-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harper Perennial
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April 2008 : Canada Paperback
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Title: Animal, Vegetable, Miracle
Author(s): Barbara Kingsolver
ISBN: 1-55468-188-X / 978-1-55468-188-4 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Harper Perennial
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2000 : UK Paperback
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Title: Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: Our Year of Seasonal Eating
Author(s): Barbara Kingsolver
ISBN: 0-571-23357-0 / 978-0-571-23357-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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May 2007 : USA Paperback
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Title: Animal, Vegetable, Miracle LP
Author(s): Barbara Kingsolver, Camille Kingsolver, Steven L Hopp
ISBN: 0-06-128529-3 / 978-0-06-128529-5 (USA edition)
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2007 : UK Perfect Paperback
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Title: Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life
Author(s): Barbara Kingsolver, Camille Kingsolver, Steven L Hopp
ISBN: 0-571-23355-4 / 978-0-571-23355-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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Audio Editions

February 2012 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life: Library Edition
Author(s): Barbara Kingsolver
ISBN: 1-4551-3559-3 / 978-1-4551-3559-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio Inc
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August 2007 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life
Author(s): Barbara Kingsolver
ISBN: 1-4332-0730-3 / 978-1-4332-0730-3 (USA edition)
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August 2007 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life
Author(s): Barbara Kingsolver
ISBN: 1-4332-0731-1 / 978-1-4332-0731-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
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August 2007 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life
Author(s): Barbara Kingsolver
ISBN: 1-4332-0732-X / 978-1-4332-0732-7 (USA edition)
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May 2007 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life
Author(s): Barbara Kingsolver
ISBN: 0-06-085357-3 / 978-0-06-085357-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperAudio
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Kindle Editions

May 2017 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Animal, Vegetable, Miracle - 10th anniversary edition: A Year of Food Life
Author(s): Barbara Kingsolver, Camille Kingsolver, Steven L Hopp, Lily Hopp Kingsolver
Publisher: Harper
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March 2010 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: Our Year of Seasonal Eating
Author(s): Barbara Kingsolver
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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