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My Year of Meats
My Year of Meats
Author: Ruth L. Ozeki
Veteran filmaker Ruth Ozeki's novel has been hailed as "one of the heartiest and yes, meatiest debuts in years" (Glamour). It tells the story of a year in the lives of two ordinary women on opposite ends of the earth, brought together by a convergence of extraordinary circumstances. Jane, a struggling filmmaker in New York, ...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780140280463
ISBN-10: 0140280464
Publication Date: 3/1/1999
Pages: 366
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.

3.9 stars, based on 78 ratings
Publisher: Penguin Books
Book Type: Paperback
Members Wishing: 0
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Helpful Score: 2
What a teriffic author! I had previously read her later novel, "All Over Creation", which I loved. This did not disappoint! I hope she keeps on going. Warning--you may never want to eat a steak again...
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I loved this book. It is funny and a hilarious commentary on Japanese pop culture. Not recommended if you are pregnant and eat meat (but recommended if you're not yet pregnant and might be willing to be talked out of eating meat!).
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I loved this book! The premise and story were so different than anything I've ever read. I enjoyed it immensely and recommend it to anyone who feels like they are in a book rut!
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Fantastic book! Amazing insight and beautifully written.
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This book is a bit disturbing because of the content of the story. Still it is a wonderful book, that is both extremely enjoyable and yet extremely thought provoking! Once I started reading I couldn't put it down!

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