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Mad Cowboy :  Plain Truth from the Cattle Rancher Who Won't Eat Meat - LYMAN

Mad Cowboy

Plain Truth from the Cattle Rancher Who Won't Eat Meat

By: LYMAN

Paperback Published: 2nd August 2001
ISBN: 9780684854465
Number Of Pages: 224

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Howard Lyman's testimony on "The Oprah Winfrey Show" revealed the deadly impact of the livestock industry on our well-being. It not only led to Oprah's declaration that she'd never eat a burger again, it sent shock waves through a concerned and vulnerable public.

A fourth-generation Montana rancher, Lyman investigated the use of chemicals in agriculture after developing a spinal tumor that nearly paralyzed him. Now a vegetarian, he blasts through the propaganda of beef and dairy interests -- and the government agencies that protect them -- to expose an animal-based diet as the primary cause of cancer, heart disease, and obesity in this country. He warns that the livestock industry is repeating the mistakes that led to Mad Cow disease in England while simultaneously causing serious damage to the environment.

Persuasive, straightforward, and full of the down-home good humor and optimism of a son of the soil, "Mad Cowboy" is both an inspirational story of personal transformation and a convincing call to action for a plant-based diet -- for the good of the planet and the health of us all.

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How to Tell the Truth and Get in Trouble
The Simple Facts
Improving on Nature
From the Farm to the Capital
Mad Cows and Bureaucrats
Biotech Bullies
Bovine Planet
Skip the Miracles and Eat Well Going Home
Endnotes
Bibliography
Index
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ISBN: 9780684854465
ISBN-10: 0684854465
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 2nd August 2001
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.34  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.21

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