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In Praise of Chickens: A Compendium of Wisdom Fair and Fowl
Everywhere, it seems—from urban backyards to latter-day gentleman’s farms in the country—chickens have become a passion for those who love animals, feel strongly about consuming locally, and/or find conventional mechanized alarm clocks somehow insufficient. And here is the book for such people.
Hardcover, 176 pages
Published December 6th 2011 by Lyons Press
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Jane S. Smith writes about the intersection of science, natural history, and popular culture. She received her B.A. from Simmons College and her Ph.D. from Yale University and has taught at Northwestern University on topics ranging from twentieth century fiction to the history of public health.