Barbara Kingsolver is a bestselling author. This is her first nonfiction narrative. It will open your eyes to an old truth: You are what you eat. For most people the first stop is to buy junk food. Kingsolver makes a trip to rural life in which they vow to buy only food raised in their own neighborhood. They even grow it for themselves. Animal, Vegetable, Miracle makes a passionate case for putting the kitchen back at the center of family life and diversified farms at the center of your diet.