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Obsessed: America's Food Addiction - and My Own
Obsessed: America's Food Addiction - and My Own
By Random House Audio
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 140 reviews
Mika Brzezinski is at war against obesity. She believes the fearsome subjects of food, diet, and body image are ''radioactive'' in America, and getting worse. On Morning Joe, she is often so adamant about improving America's eating habits that some people have dubbed her ''the food Nazi''. What they don't know is that Mika wages a personal fight against food every day, and in Obsessed, she describes her history of food obsession, distorted body image, and her struggle to be thin. She believes


Proof: The Science of Booze
Proof: The Science of Booze
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 56 reviews
A spirited narrative on the fascinating art and science of alcohol, sure to inspire cocktail party chats on making booze, tasting it, and its effects on our bodies and brains. Drinking gets a lot more interesting when you know what's actually inside your glass of microbrewed ale, single-malt whisky, or Napa Cabernet Sauvignon. All of them begin with fermentation, where a fungus called yeast binges on sugar molecules and poops out ethanol. Humans have been drinking the results for 10,000


Mini Farming: Self-Sufficiency on 1/4 Acre
Mini Farming: Self-Sufficiency on 1/4 Acre
By Tantor Audio
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 11 reviews
Mini Farming describes a holistic approach to small-area farming that will show you how to produce 85 percent of an average family's food on just a quarter acre - and earn $10,000 in cash annually while spending less than half the time that an ordinary job would require. Even if you have never been a farmer or a gardener, this book covers everything you need to know to get started: buying and saving seeds, starting seedlings, establishing raised beds, soil fertility practices, composting,


Project Animal Farm: An Accidental Journey into the Secret World of Farming and the Truth About Our Food
Project Animal Farm: An Accidental Journey into the Secret World of Farming and the Truth About Our Food
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 46 reviews
Project Animal Farm provides a riveting and revealing look at what truly happens behind farm doors, as discovered by a fearless young woman. Sonia Faruqi, a 25-year-old Ivy League graduate and investment banker, had no idea that the night she arrived at the doorstep of an organic dairy farm would mark the beginning of a journey that would ultimately wind all the way around the world. Instead of turning away from the animal cruelty she would come to witness, Sonia made the most courageous


The Potlikker Papers: A Food History of the Modern South
The Potlikker Papers: A Food History of the Modern South
By Penguin Audio
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 9 reviews
A people's history of Southern food that reveals how the region came to be at the forefront of American culinary culture and how issues of race have shaped Southern cuisine over the last six decades. The Potlikker Papers tells the story of food and politics in the South over the last half century. Beginning with the pivotal role of cooks in the Civil Rights movement, noted authority John T. Edge narrates the South's journey from racist backwater to a hotbed of American immigration. In so


Acoustics of Wood (Springer Series in Wood Science)
Acoustics of Wood (Springer Series in Wood Science)
By Voichita Bucur
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mpn: 126 black & white tables, biography, ean: 9783540261230, isbn: 3540261230,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 42 reviews
Considerable activity in the acoustics of wood has occurred since the first edition of this book in 1995. An informal survey of a number of the published articles and papers presented at international conferences revealed that the interest of the wood science community is continually increasing. In this context, I felt c- pelled to revise the text in accordance with newer findings and this prompted the addition in the present book of 159 new references added to the existing 850 in the first


Kiss the Ground: How the Food You Eat Can Reverse Climate Change, Heal Your Body & Ultimately Save Our World
Kiss the Ground: How the Food You Eat Can Reverse Climate Change, Heal Your Body & Ultimately Save Our World
By Simon & Schuster Audio
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 14 reviews
Discover the hidden power soil has to reverse climate change and how a regenerative farming diet not only delivers us better health and wellness but also rebuilds our most precious resource - the very ground that feeds us. Josh Tickell, one of America's most celebrated documentary filmmakers and director of Fuel, has dedicated most of his life to saving the environment. Now, in Kiss the Ground, he explains an incredible truth: By changing our diets to a soil-nourishing, regenerative


The Vegetarian Myth: Food, Justice, and Sustainability
The Vegetarian Myth: Food, Justice, and Sustainability
By Brilliance Audio
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 146 reviews
We've been told that a vegetarian diet can feed the hungry, honor the animals, and save the planet. Lierre Keith believed in that plant-based diet and spent twenty years as a vegan. But in The Vegetarian Myth, she argues that we've been led astray - not by our longings for a just and sustainable world, but by our ignorance. The truth is that agriculture is a relentless assault against the planet, and more of the same won't save us. In service to annual grains, humans have devastated prairies


The Tree: A Natural History of What Trees Are, How They Live, and Why They Matter
The Tree: A Natural History of What Trees Are, How They Live, and Why They Matter
By Random House Audio
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 121 reviews
There are redwoods in California that were ancient by the time Columbus first landed and pines still alive that germinated around the time humans invented writing. There are Douglas firs as tall as skyscrapers and a banyan tree in Calcutta as big as a football field. From the tallest to the smallest, trees inspire wonder in all of us, and in The Tree, Colin Tudge travels around the world - throughout the United States, the Costa Rican rain forest, Panama and Brazil, India, New Zealand, China,


Birdseye: The Adventures of a Curious Man
Birdseye: The Adventures of a Curious Man
By Random House Audio
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 121 reviews
Break out the TV dinners! From the author who gave us Cod, Salt, and other informative bestsellers, the first biography of Clarence Birdseye, the eccentric genius inventor whose fast-freezing process revolutionized the food industry and American agriculture..


Elements of Human Voice
Elements of Human Voice
By C Julian Chen
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mpn: 9789814733892, ean: 9789814733892, isbn: 981473389X,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 98 reviews
This is the first book about human voice that includes the physics and physiology of voice production, mathematical representations, and technology applications in a single volume by a single author from a single and novel point of view. The book expounds a novel and unified view on human voice, targeting at researchers, practitioners and students of several different fields of science and technology, including physiology and medicine, acoustics, computer science, linguistics especially


Pig Tales: An Omnivore's Quest for Sustainable Meat
Pig Tales: An Omnivore's Quest for Sustainable Meat
By Tantor Audio
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 150 reviews
Barry Estabrook, author of the New York Times bestseller Tomatoland, now explores the dark side of the American pork industry. Drawing on his personal experiences raising pigs as well as his sharp investigative instincts, he covers the range of the human-porcine experience. He embarks on nocturnal feral pig hunts in Texas. He visits farmers who raise animals in vast confinement barns for Smithfield and Tyson, two of the country's biggest pork producers. And he describes the threat of infectious


The Big Book of Ford Tractors
The Big Book of Ford Tractors
By Voyageur Press
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ean: 9780760334904, isbn: 0760334900,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 76 reviews
This encyclopedia provides the most detailed and complete account ever given of Ford tractors, from the earliest Fordsons to the Ford-Fergusons, the Ford N Series, and the Ford ''world'' tractors manufactured into the 1970s. Amply illustrated, the book also offers extensive information on the numerous options and accessories, implements and variations that came out of Dearborn, Sherman Bros., and the great Funk Bros. hotrod conversions that could make each of these popular machines utterly


Shadows in the Vineyard: The True Story of the Plot to Poison the World's Greatest Wine
Shadows in the Vineyard: The True Story of the Plot to Poison the World's Greatest Wine
By Hachette Audio
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 97 reviews
Journalist Maximillian Potter uncovers a fascinating plot to destroy the vines of La Romanée-Conti, Burgundy's finest and most expensive wine. In January 2010, Aubert de Villaine, the famed proprietor of the Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, the tiny, storied vineyard that produces the most expensive, exquisite wines in the world, received an anonymous note threatening the destruction of his priceless vines by poison - a crime that in the world of high-end wine is akin to murder - unless he paid


The Chain: Farm, Factory, and the Fate of Our Food
The Chain: Farm, Factory, and the Fate of Our Food
By Tantor Audio
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On the production line in American packinghouses, there is one cardinal rule: the chain never slows. Under pressure to increase supply, the supervisors of meat-processing plants have routinely accelerated the pace of conveyors, leading to inhumane conditions, increased accidents, and food of questionable and often dangerous quality. In The Chain, acclaimed journalist Ted Genoways uses the story of Hormel Foods and its most famous product, Spam, to probe the state of the meatpacking industry.


Clean Meat: How Growing Meat Without Animals Will Revolutionize Dinner and the World
Clean Meat: How Growing Meat Without Animals Will Revolutionize Dinner and the World
By Simon & Schuster Audio
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 77 reviews
Paul Shapiro gives you a front-row seat for the wild story of the race to create and commercialize cleaner, safer, sustainable meat - real meat - without the animals. From the entrepreneurial visionaries to the scientists' workshops to the big business boardrooms - Shapiro details that quest for clean meat and other animal products and examines the debate raging around it. Since the dawn of Homo sapiens some quarter million years ago, animals have satiated our species' desire for meat. But


The Field Guide to Ford Tractors
The Field Guide to Ford Tractors
By Voyageur Press
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 126 reviews
This brightly illustrated, easy-to-use field guide puts a wealth of knowledge about Ford tractors at your fingertips. With brief histories, model runs, specification details, and much more, the entries identify a full range of tractors from Fordson in pre- and postwar U.S., England, and Ireland; Ford-Ferguson, and later Ford N Series; and, finally, Ford world tractors from the 1970s to today.Used Book in Good Condition.


The Taste of Empire: How Britain's Quest for Food Shaped the Modern World
The Taste of Empire: How Britain's Quest for Food Shaped the Modern World
By Tantor Audio
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 129 reviews
In The Taste of Empire, acclaimed historian Lizzie Collingham tells the story of how the British Empire's quest for food shaped the modern world. Told through 20 meals over the course of 450 years, from the Far East to the New World, Collingham explains how Africans taught Americans how to grow rice, how the East India Company turned opium into tea, and how Americans became the best-fed people in the world. In The Taste of Empire, Collingham masterfully shows that only by examining the


Napa at Last Light: America’s Eden in an Age of Calamity
Napa at Last Light: America’s Eden in an Age of Calamity
By Tantor Audio
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 52 reviews
Not so long ago, wine was an exclusively European product. Now it is thoroughly American; emblematic of Napa Valley, an area idealized as the epicenter of great wines and foods and a cultural tourist destination. But the romanticized accounts you find about it and its denizens is not what you'll encounter in James Conaway's candid book. Napa at Last Light exposes the often shadowy side of the latter days of Napa Valley - marked by complex personal relationships, immense profits, passionate


The One-Straw Revolution: An Introduction to Natural Farming
The One-Straw Revolution: An Introduction to Natural Farming
By Tantor Audio
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 34 reviews
Call it ''Zen and the Art of Farming'' or a ''Little Green Book'', Masanobu Fukuoka's manifesto about farming, eating, and the limits of human knowledge presents a radical challenge to the global systems we rely on for our food. At the same time, it is a spiritual memoir of a man whose innovative system of cultivating the earth reflects a deep faith in the wholeness and balance of the natural world. As Wendell Berry writes in his preface, the book ''is valuable to us because it is at once



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