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Meathooked

The History and Science of Our 2.5-Million-Year Obsession With Meat

by Marta Zaraska

Hardcover, 263 pages, Perseus Books Group, List Price: $26.99 |

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Meathooked
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The History and Science of Our 2.5-Million-Year Obsession With Meat
Author
Marta Zaraska

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A respected science writer explores the world's meat cultures and traditions to share insights into why a craving for animal protein evolved in humans and why vegetarian lifestyles are so difficult to maintain in spite of health warnings. 20,000 first printing.