The Omnivore's Dilemma

Author(s): Michael Pollan

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A "New York Times" bestseller that has changed the way readers view the ecology of eating, this revolutionary book by award winner Michael Pollan asks the seemingly simple question: What should we have for dinner? Tracing from source to table each of the food chains that sustain uswhether industrial or organic, alternative or processedhe develops a portrait of the American way of eating. The result is a sweeping, surprising exploration of the hungers that have shaped our evolution, and of the profound implications our food choices have for the health of our species and the future of our planet.

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An eater's manifesto ... [Pollanas] cause is just, his thinking is clear, and his writing is compelling. Be careful of your dinner!
"The Washington Post"
Thoughtful, engrossing ... You are not likely to get a better explanation of exactly where your food comes from.

"The New York Times Book Review"
Michael Pollan has perfected a timezone of gleeful irony and barely suppressed outrage and a way of inserting himself into a narrative so that a subject comes alive through what he's feeling and thinking. He is a master at drawing back to reveal the greater issues."Los Angeles Times"
If you ever thought what's for dinner was a simple question, you'll change your mind after reading Pollan's searing indictment of today's food industry and his glimpse of some inspiring alternatives.... I just loved this book so much I didn't want it to end. "The Seattle Times"

General Fields

  • : 9780143038580
  • : Ingram International
  • : Ingram International
  • : 0.422
  • : September 2007
  • : 217mm X 140mm X 25mm
  • : United States
  • : November 2006
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Michael Pollan
  • : Paperback / softback
  • : English
  • : 394.12
  • : bl2007018633
  • : 450