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The Face on Your Plate: The Truth about Foodby Jeffrey Moussaeiff Masson
Synopses & Reviews
In this revelatory work, Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson shows how food affects our moral selves, our health, and our planet. Masson investigates how denial keeps us from recognizing the animal at the end of our fork and urges readers to consciously make decisions about food.
The bestselling author of "When Elephants Weep" explores humans' relationship with the animals they call food. Masson investigates how denial keeps people from recognizing the animal at the end of their fork as well as each culture's distinctions among animals considered food and those that are forbidden.
"It's a challenge to create transformative moments with books, but [Masson] does it."--Susan Salter Reynolds, Los Angeles Times
About the Author
Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson a former psychoanalyst and projects director of the Sigmund Freud Archives, has authored over a dozen books, including the bestselling When Elephants Weep and Dogs Never Lie About Love, as well as The Pig Who Sang to the Moon, The Assault on Truth and The Face on Your Plate. An American, he lives in New Zealand.
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