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Description - Killing It: A Memoir of Love, Life, Death and Dinner by Camas Davis

After losing her job as a food journalist, Camas Davis felt totally lost, out of love with her life and the world. She had spent her career writing about food, but she had never forced herself to grapple with how it got to her plate. Now she wanted to change that, she wanted to experience something real. So she travelled to France to learn the art of butchery. There, in the rolling countryside of Gascony, surrounded by farmers and producers who understood every part of the process, she realised it was time to make a change.

Killing It is a book about a woman doing something simultaneously extreme and unexpected, yet incredibly simple - a return to a relationship with food we only lost a few decades ago. It is story about turning your life upside down and starting again, it is about falling in and out of love, and it is about understanding what it means to be human and what it means to be animal too.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781509811021
Format: Paperback / softback
(198mm x 131mm x 25mm)
Pages: 352
Imprint: Picador
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Publish Date: 9-Jul-2019
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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