Pig Tales: An Omnivore's Quest for Sustainable Meat

Pig Tales: An Omnivore's Quest for Sustainable Meat

by Barry Estabrook


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393240245
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 05/04/2015
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 9.30(w) x 6.40(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Barry Estabrook is a James Beard Award-winning journalist whose work has been featured in publications including the New York Times Magazine, Reader's Digest, and the Washington Post.

Paul Boehmer is a seasoned actor who has appeared on Broadway, film, and television, including The Thomas Crown Affair and All My Children. Coinciding with another of his passions, sci-fi, Paul has been cast in various roles in many episodes of Star Trek.

Table of Contents

Introduction 15

Pig I The Nature of the Beast

1 Hog Sense 25

2 Wild Things 45

3 Of Hogs and Humans 68

Pig II Life as a Protein Product

4 Big Pig 85

5 Hog Hell 104

6 Raising a Stink 117

7 Hog Fights 131

8 Hog Wash 146

9 Drug Abuse 160

10 A Bitter End 186

11 Life on the Line 201

12 The Crate Escape 217

Pig III When Pigs Fly

13 Three Little Pigs 235

14 The Pope of Pork 243

15 To Market 259

Acknowledgments 279

Notes 285

Bibliography 309

Index 313

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Pig Tales: An Omnivore?s Quest for Sustainable Meat 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
KatJ3 More than 1 year ago
Excellent and honest. A must read for anyone who eats food!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Walks in and looks around innocently.