Barry Estabrook introduces "Pig Tales: An Omnivore's Quest for Sustainable Meat"

Author: Barry Estabrook
Book: Pig Tales: An Omnivore's Quest for Sustainable Meat

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Barry Estabrook, author of the New York Times bestseller Tomatoland and a writer of “great skill and compassion” (Eric Schlosser), now explores the dark side of the American pork industry. Drawing on his personal experiences raising pigs as well as his sharp investigative instincts, Estabrook covers the range of the human-porcine experience. He embarks on nocturnal feral pig hunts in Texas. He visits farmers who raise animals in vast confinement barns for Smithfield and Tyson, two of the country…more

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