Diet for a Small Planet

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Ballantine Books, 1991 - Cooking - 479 pages
Twenty years ago and 3 million copies later, the extraordinary book that taught America the social and personal significance of a new way of eating is still a complete guide for eating well in the new millennium. This 20th-anniversary edition offers an all-new, even more fascinating philosophy on changing ourselves and our world by changing the way we eat.

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User Review  - KLSimpson - LibraryThing

Loved this book. This was one of the first vegetarian books I read, and it was truly inspiring. Lappe has changed some of her views since writing this (food combining), but it's a wonderful primer on animal rights and vegetarianism. I haven't tried any of the recipes, but they sound good. Read full review

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User Review  - pansociety - LibraryThing

The classic has been updated, containing the author's prognosis of the world hunger situation and the continuing need for eating "lower on the food chain"; the recipes have been made easier, more varied, and tastier. Read full review

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About the author (1991)

Frances Moore Lappe, author of fifteen books, has received seventeen honorary doctorates and was the fourth American to receive the Right Livelihood Award, called the Alternative Nobel Prize. She is cofounder of Food First, the American News Service, and the Small Planet Institute, www.smallplanetinstitute.org.

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