John Robbins

Diet For A New America

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This double-length audio program is the story of a man who turned his back on wealth to seek a deeper bond with the Earth, through respecting and conserving nature, rather than destroying it. As the heir to the Baskin-Robbins ice-cream fortune, John Robbins chose to leave his legacy behind in pursuit of backwoods living, learning how to find the richness of life within himself while keeping his material wants few. One particular focus of these studies was the world's eating habits, and their ultimate effect on the planet's ecology. This research resulted in the book Diet for a New America, a Pulitzer Prize nominee in 1987. Now on tape with the assistance of Casey Kasem and the musical backdrop of Bruce BecVar, this riveting and inspiring story is very timely and topical "food for thought."