By Susan Bourette

The amusingly enlightening experience of a lady attempting to find the reality approximately meat— and why it’s nonetheless more than enough to eat.

After spending every week operating undercover at a slaughterhouse and being plagued by blood, the stink, and the squeals of animals being herded to their loss of life, writer Susan Bourette made up our minds to head vegetarian. She lasted 5 weeks and thirty-seven hours.

disenchanted with tofu and lentils, Bourette puzzled, Isn’t there how to have my meat and a transparent moral sense too? It’s a question that might resonate with thousands of fortunately carnivorous Americans—we devour extra meat in line with capita than the other nation—who are unwilling to renounce steak for soy yet are alarmed approximately mad cow ailment, E.coli poisoning, and the filthy, inhumane stipulations on fowl and farm animals farms.

On a quest for enhanced meat, Susan Bourette takes readers at the back of the bucolic facade of the well-known Blue Hill farm, north of latest York urban; on a protracted, scorching farm animals force at a Texas ranch; a whale hunt with the Inuit in Canada; a Canadian moose hunt; and at the back of the counter in a Greenwich Village butcher store. funny but authoritative, Meat: A Love Story celebrates the deliciousness of meat and the lives of the passionate execs who hunt, increase, or cook dinner it. With a deft contact, Bourette explores what it capacity to be a compassionate carnivore.

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