My Year of Meats, by Ozeki, Ruth L. (Author)
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- ISBN: 9780140280463 | 0140280464
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 3/1/1999
The perfect fiction companion to The Omnivore’s Dilemmaand In Defense of Food Now that Michael Pollan’s New York Timesbestsellers have opened up a national dialogue about where food really comes from, conscientious readers everywhere will want to devour My Year of Meats. When documentarian Jane Takagi-Little finally lands a job producing a Japanese television show that just happens to be sponsored by the American meat-exporting industry, she begins to uncover some unsavory truths about love, fertility, and a very dangerous hormone called DES. A modern-day take on Upton Sinclair’s The Jungle, veteran filmmaker Ruth Ozeki’s novel has been hailed as rare and provocative” (USA Today) and up-to-the-minute” (Chicago Tribune).