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Women, animals, and vegetables

Maxine Kumin

Women, animals, and vegetables

essays and stories

by Maxine Kumin

  • 371 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by W.W. Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New Hampshire,
  • New Hampshire.
    • Subjects:
    • Farm life -- New Hampshire -- Fiction,
    • Farm life -- New Hampshire,
    • Authorship

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMaxine Kumin.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3521.U638 W66 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination299 p. ;
      Number of Pages299
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1435823M
      ISBN 100393036553
      LC Control Number93048017

      Now, with the publication of Barbara Kingsolver's ANIMAL, VEGETABLE, MIRACLE, I have a new book to recommend in my ongoing crusade to encourage local, seasonal, healthful eating. Kingsolver's legions of fans know that many of her novels have been located in the American Southwest, as was Kingsolver herself for many years. An irrepressible ten-year-old must reconcile her fantasies with reality in this beautifully written novel about facing the gh eleven-year-old Kobi's parents sailed into a storm at sea five years ago, she knows they are alive.

      The drawing on the front cover is like the perpetual motion holder I made. If I run North and South pole magnets from a car battery (car battery is stronger than zinc battery) in those two coils while the laminated iron cross bar is across the iron bar prong, and fill the iron bar orbit with magnets, then those North and South pole magnets will never stop running around, they will run around. ANIMAL, VEGETABLE, MIRACLE: A YEAR OF FOOD LIFE Tenth Anniversary Edition Barbara Kingsolver with Steven L. Hopp, Camille Kingsolver, and Lily Hopp Kingsolver. When published in , ANIMAL, VEGETABLE, MIRACLE was embraced by readers worldwide and quickly earned its place as a credo for the locavore movement.

      Animal, Mineral, Vegetable examines what happens when we cease to assume that only humans exert agency. Through a careful examination of medieval, early modern and contemporary lifeworlds, these essays collectively argue against ecological anthropocentricity. Creative Animals Made of Fruits And Vegetables. How cute are these animal sculptures that are made from fruits and vegetables! I am always amazed by the creative minds and skillful hands to make something ordinary (such as fruits and vegetables) to become extraordinary! Dog from cabbage, penguins from eggplant, tortoise from melon, cat from.


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Women, Animals, and Vegetables book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Nearly twenty animals ago, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet 4/5.

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A Pulitzer Prize-winning poet recounts the birth of a foal, the rehabilitation of an abused mare, the beauty of home-grown vegetables, the organic nature of Free shipping over $/5(1). WOMEN, ANIMALS, AND VEGETABLES.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published: New York: W.W. Norton, Description: pages ; 21 cm: Contents. Animal, Vegetable, Miracle is to food as Bill Bryson's books are to travel - accessible and likely to appeal to a far wider audience than most of their genre.

The one or two reviewers who criticize the book on the basis that supermarket organic foods cost too much animals real people on real budgets seem to be missing the point.

"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.".

Get this from a library. Women, animals, and vegetables: essays and stories. [Maxine Kumin] -- Nearly twenty years ago, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Maxine Kumin transplanted her urban family to an overgrown New Hampshire farm.

Her latest prose work, a. A collection beginning with consistently engaging essays loses its footing in the dreary fiction that follows, bringing Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Kumin's (In Deep,etc.) latest to a wobbly end.

The poet in Kumin is fully evident in her essays. With florid, not fussy, prose and precise observation, she chronicles life on her New Hampshire farm, elevating jicama (""a delightfully.

Women, Animals, and Vegetables: Essays and Stories by Maxine Kumin. Norton & Company, Incorporated, W. W., Hardcover. Very Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name.

The spine remains undamaged. Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life by Barbara Kingsolver About the Book 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. Animals and Women is a collection of pioneering essays that explores the theoretical connections between feminism and animal defense.

Offering a feminist perspective on the status of animals, this unique volume argues persuasively that both the social construction and oppressions of women are inextricably connected to the ways in which we comprehend and abuse other.

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 4/5(14).

Kingsolver, Barbara Animal, Vegetable, Mineral, Harper Colins, Kindle AZW file. Barbara Kingsolver's family consists of her husband, Steven L. Hopp, and daughters Camille and Lily. They lived in Tucson, Arizona, where she began to feel that they were an unnecessary drain on local resources.

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WOMEN, ANIMALS, AND VEGETABLES Essays and Stories. Kumin, Maxine (New York: Ontario Review Press, ). “Maxine Kumin’s practical yet sensual New England reflections are a gift to any lover of the country.”-New York Times Book Review “Nearly twenty years ago, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Maxine Kumin transplanted her urban family to an.

"This broadly provocative book should be controversial, worthy of being attacked on several fronts. It is central to two large topics: feminist philosophy and the moral status of animals. It will not be the last word on any of the controversial issues that it. Sometimes a writer simply speaks to your soul.

Their words creep into your bones and remind you of forgotten memories and undiscovered hopes. That is how I feel these days reading Maxine Kumin's collection of essays titled, "Women, Animals, & Vegetables." I was first introduced to Ms.

Kumin's poetry by my hometown friend who was quite. “Animal, Vegetable, Miracle” is a wonderfully neighborly account of stunt eating. Ms. Kingsolver and her family would describe their adventure in .Animal, Vegetable, Miracle was published at a time when other authors were also chronicling what Americans eat and investigating where food .