Synopses & Reviews
Weaving history, literature, anecdotes, scientific studies, and his own vivid experiences observing pigs, cows, sheep, goats, and chickens over the course of five years, Masson gives voice, meaning, and dignity to these gentle beasts that are bred to be milked, shorn, butchered, and eaten.
About the Author
Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson
, former Sanskrit scholar and Projects Director of the Sigmund Freud Archives, has written more than a dozen books, including the bestsellers The Nine Emotional Lives of Cats
, Dogs Never Lie About Love
and When Elephants Weep
. A longtime resident of Berkeley, California, he now lives in New Zealand with his wife, two sons, and five cats.
From the Hardcover edition.