By Jenny Brown
Jonathan Safran Foer meets Jeffrey Moussaieff Mason in a poignant, provocative memoir of survival, compassion, and awakening to the truth of our foodstuff system.
Jenny Brown used to be simply ten years previous while she misplaced a leg to bone melanoma. in the course of the ordeal, her consistent significant other was once a cat named Boogie. Years later, she might make the relationship among her pussycat buddy and the livestock she ate, acknowledging that the majority of America’s domesticated animals survive industrialized farms, and are seen as mere creation devices. Raised in a conservative Southern Baptist kin in Kentucky, Brown have been taught to prevent asking questions. yet she discovered her calling and the braveness to talk out. She left a flourishing profession as a movie and tv manufacturer after going undercover and exposing awful animal abuse in Texas stockyards.
Bringing to lifestyles this exhilarating transformation, The fortunate Ones introduces readers to Brown’s crowning fulfillment, the well known Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary she proven together with her husband in 2004. With a solid of unforgettable survivors, together with a fugitive slaughterhouse cow named Kayli; Albie, the three-legged goat; and Quincy, an Easter duckling came across deserted in ny urban, The fortunate Ones reveals surprising information in regards to the incidence of animal abuse all through America’s agribusinesses. mixing wry humor with unflinching honesty, Brown brings a compelling new voice to the healthy-living movement—and to the weak, unvoiced creatures between us.
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