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Ninety-Five: Meeting America's Farmed Animals in Stories and Photographs

4.68  ·  Rating details ·  65 ratings  ·  7 reviews
Ninety-Five is a delightful and engaging anthology of writing and photography by rescuers, caregivers, and those who love the animals. Each animal is portrayed with high quality, full-color photographs and a short story that demonstrate the animal's personality, depth, emotions, quirks, relationships, and individuality. Some stories are quite dramatic and will leave the re ...more
Paperback, 161 pages
Published May 1st 2010 by No Voice Unheard (first published 2010)
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Jan 15, 2012 rated it it was amazing
I loved this book. It really accomplished it goal and gave these farmed animals a voice. All of these animals can feel pain, happiness, sorrow and love. If we are to ever be a compassionate human race we must stop the killing. This is a must read for everyone.
May 24, 2010 rated it really liked it
Shelves: library-gifts
Farmed animals are bred, transported, and slaughtered at such an astonishing rate that is difficult for any of us to grasp that each and every one is an individual. This book slows down that breakneck pace to introduce us to some of the animals who have escaped the system. We find that they are as much “personalities” as our pet dogs and cats, from the gentle steer who “mothers” every new animal at a sanctuary, to a cranky goose who is very picky about who he will allow into his territory. In le ...more
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Mar 18, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: animal-issues
This spacious, clear, compassionate book about rescued farmed animals offers three experiences you may not get from actually visiting a sanctuary where these animals are kept: a chance to look them in the eyes for an extended period of time, to see examples of every animal Americans commonly eat, and to visit them even in the midst of a city. The large photographs allow you extended closeup eye-to-eye contact, whereas if face-to-face the animal might be farther away, would move about, perhaps tu ...more
Jul 06, 2011 rated it really liked it
Somewhat melodramatic in places, this is a beautifully photographed book that talks about the personality and individuality of the featured animals. I found it to be consistent with what I know about the traditionally farmed animals that I keep as pets as well as those I interacted with when I was in veterinary school. It raises significant moral questions about the fate of animals kept in factory farms. Do Americans really know what they are eating and how much suffering goes into producing che ...more
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I really enjoyed viewing the photographs in this book, they were quite vivid, amazing, and I immediately fell in love with all those wonderfully cute animals. However, this is a warning to fellow animal lovers who happen to also be non-vegetarians (meat eaters). Don't read the stories because you may just quickly find yourself feeling guilty for eating meat, and learning about the horrid conditions these sweet animals must endure in their short lives. I've decided not to completely rate this bec ...more
Rift Vegan
Sep 04, 2010 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2010, vegan
Yay Vegan!! Yay Justice (on the front cover)! Loved this book and can't wait to re-read it over and over!

I visited Peaceful Prairie Sanctuary in July 2010. The stories Michele told me and my family about Justice and the others are touching. The essay "Sanctuary: A Day in Their Lives" by Davida Gypsy Breier is so familiar.

Buy it! Read it! Go Vegan! and invest in Peaceful Prairie!!

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