My year of meats

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Publisher:
Penguin Books,
Pub. Date:
1999, c1998.
Language:
English
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A modern-day take on Upton Sinclair's The Jungle

With reality, humor, and a message about corporate greed, veteran filmmaker Ruth Ozeki weaves together the story of two women a world apart. Jane, a struggling filmmaker in New York, is given her big break, a chance to travel through the United States to produce a Japanese television program sponsored by an American meat-exporting business. But along the way, she discovers some unsavory truths about love, honor, and a particularly damaging hormone called DES that wreaks havoc with her uterus. Meanwhile, Akiko, a painfully thin Japanese woman struggling with bulimia, is being pressured by her child-craving husband to put some meat on her bones, literally. How Jane's and Akiko's lives intersect in wacky cross-cultural collisions provides romance, humor, intrigue, and even a muckraking message about questionable meat and the homogenization of America.

This is the perfect fiction companion to The Omnivore's Dilemma and In Defense of Food.

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9781481599313
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subject_facet Documentary films -- Production and direction -- Fiction, Infertility, Female -- Japan -- Fiction, Japan -- Fiction, Japanese American women -- Fiction, Meat industry and trade -- Japan -- Fiction, Meat industry and trade -- United States -- Fiction, Satire, Television programs -- Japan -- Fiction, Weight gain -- Fiction, Women -- Japan -- Fiction, Women television producers and directors -- Japan -- Fiction, Women television producers and directors -- United States -- Fiction
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