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The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Penguin USA
Publication date August 28, 2007
Pages 450
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780143038580
ISBN-10 0143038583
Dimensions 1.25 by 5.75 by 8.50 in.
Weight 0.60 lbs.
Original list price $18.00
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
An ecological and anthropological study of eating offers insight into food consumption in the twenty-first century, explaining how an abundance of unlimited food varieties reveals the responsibilities of everyday consumers to protect their health and the environment. By the author of The Botany of Desire. Reprint. 150,000 first printing.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Michael Pollan explains in this revolutionary book the question for what to have for dinner? This queston has confronted us for a very long time since man first discovered fire. How we answer this question at the dawn of the twenty-first century, may determine our survival as species. The Omnivore's Dilemma is parked with surprises which will change the way Americans think about the politics, Perils and pleasures of eating.

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Hardcover
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Large print edition from Thorndike Pr (October 4, 2006)
9780786289523 | details & prices | 711 pages | 5.75 × 8.75 × 1.50 in. | 1.85 lbs | List price $30.95
About: Offers insight into food consumption in the twenty-first century, explaining how an abundance of unlimited food varieties reveals the responsibilities of consumers to protect their health and the environment.
from Penguin Pr (April 25, 2006)
9781594200823 | details & prices | 450 pages | 6.75 × 9.50 × 1.75 in. | 1.60 lbs | List price $26.95
About: What should we have for dinner?
With Victor J. Seidler | from Palgrave Macmillan (May 1, 1991); titled "The Moral Limits of Modernity: Love, Inequality and Oppression"
9780312055967 | details & prices | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.95 lbs | List price $49.95
This edition also contains The Moral Limits of Modernity: Love, Inequality and Oppression
With Fernando Poyatos | from Pergamon Pr (January 1, 1984); titled "New Perspectives in Nonverbal Communication: Studies in Cultural Anthropology, Social Psychology, Linguistics, and Semiotics"
Paperback
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The price comparison is for this edition
Reprint edition from Penguin USA (August 28, 2007)
9780143038580 | details & prices | 450 pages | 5.75 × 8.50 × 1.25 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $18.00
About: Offers insight into food consumption in the twenty-first century, explaining how an abundance of unlimited food varieties reveals the responsibilities of consumers to protect their health and the environment.
Large print edition from Large Print Pr (April 24, 2007)
9781594132056 | details & prices | 709 pages | 5.25 × 8.25 × 1.25 in. | 1.80 lbs | List price $14.95
About: The bestselling author of the Botany of Desire explores the ecology of eating to unveil why we consume what we consume in the 21st century.
Miscellaneous
from Penguin USA (April 11, 2006)
9781429535816 | details & prices | 464 pages | List price $12.99
Miscellaneous
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from Penguin/Highbridge (April 11, 2006)
9780786564200 | details & prices | List price $39.95
CD/Spoken Word
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With Scott Brick (other contributor) | Unabridged edition from Penguin/Highbridge (April 20, 2006)
9780143058410 | details & prices | 5.50 × 5.75 × 2.00 in. | 0.85 lbs | List price $39.95
About: An ecological and anthropological study of eating offers insight into food consumption in the twenty-first century, explaining how an abundance of unlimited food varieties reveals the responsibilities of consumers to protect their health and the environment.
Prebinding
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from Turtleback Books (August 28, 2007)
9780606316255 | details & prices | 450 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 1.25 in. | 1.00 lbs | List price $30.60
About: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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