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My year of meats

Author: Ruth L Ozeki
Publisher: New York : Viking, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
As she films a 52-part series on wholesome American beef for Japanese television, director Jane Takagi-Little of New York realizes she is doing her viewers a disservice and sabotages the show. Part expose of unhealthy production of meat, part cross-cultural view of America.
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Genre/Form: Satire
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ozeki, Ruth L.
My year of meats.
New York : Viking, 1998
(OCoLC)606954205
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth L Ozeki
ISBN: 0670879045 9780670879045 0140280464 9780140280463
OCLC Number: 38168295
Description: 366 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The Sprouting Month --
The Clothes-Lining Month --
The Ever-Growing Month --
The Deutzia Month --
The Rice-Sprouting Month --
The Water Month --
The Poem-Composing Month --
The Leaf Month --
The Long Month --
The Gods-Absent Month --
The Frost Month --
The End of the Year --
Epilogue: January.
Responsibility: by Ruth L. Ozeki.

Abstract:

As she films a 52-part series on wholesome American beef for Japanese television, director Jane Takagi-Little of New York realizes she is doing her viewers a disservice and sabotages the show. Part expose of unhealthy production of meat, part cross-cultural view of America.
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Don't be surprised if you are bored

by vleighton (WorldCat user published 2012-06-13) Good Permalink

  This book is adequate, but not excellent. It is both a document marshalling evidence against the meat industry, and an attempt at a fiction. As one can tell by my wording, I felt that the former goal of the book was more successful than the latter goal.

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