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    Title: Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life
    Author: Barbara Kingsolver with Steven L. Hopp, Camille Kingsolver, and Lily Hopp Kingsolver
    Publisher: Harper Perennial
    Publication Date: 2007 (original), 2018 (10th anniversary edition)
    Genre: Non-fiction, Memoir, Food
    Pages: 370
    ISBN: 978-0-06-085255-9

    Summary:
    “Animal, Vegetable, Miracle” is a memoir that chronicles the Kingsolver family’s year-long journey of eating only locally and sustainably produced foods. The book follows the family as they move from Tucson, Arizona to their farm in southern Appalachia and begin to produce their own food and purchase from local sources. Kingsolver, along with her husband and two daughters, share their struggles, triumphs, and insights as they strive to align their lives with the local food chain.

    Content:
    The book is divided into four seasons, each exploring the unique challenges and rewards of eating locally during that time of year. Kingsolver includes recipes, scientific information, and personal anecdotes to illustrate the importance of food in our lives and the impact of our food choices on the environment and our communities.

    Impact:
    The book has been widely praised for its engaging storytelling and its powerful message about the importance of sustainable food systems. It has been credited with helping to popularize the locavore movement and has won several awards, including the James Beard Award for Best Food Writing.

    Reception:
    The book has received positive reviews from readers and critics alike, with many praising its accessible and entertaining approach to a serious topic. The Chicago Tribune called it “an important contribution to the chorus of voices calling for change,” while the Washington Post Book World described it as “Charming, zestful, funny and poetic.”

    Citations:
    [1] https://books.google.com/books/about/Animal_Vegetable_Miracle.html?id=YUzwlDHiHPQC
    [2] http://www.animalvegetablemiracle.com
    [3] https://www.popmatters.com/animal-vegetable-miracle-a-year-of-food-life-by-barbara-kingsolver-2496235712.html
    [4] http://www.animalvegetablemiracle.com/book.htm

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