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Cheryl in CC NV Cheryl in CC NV said: "Really? What a pile of tripe. Or is that a pile of tropes? Haymitch is the fairy godmother. The prep team was kidnapped from Oz' Emerald City. The ending, with the (view spoiler). Almost...more "

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Animals in Translation by Temple Grandin
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I do love Grandin's work, both in the ideas in and writing style of her books, and in the fact that she makes me feel less guilty for being a carnivore because she's done so much work for feedlots and slaughterhouses.

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