This presentation is by far the best of any subject matter to which I have ever been exposed. The subject matter of where our food comes from is one that greatly interests me. But above and beyond the surface of this subject matter, the writing style and clarity with which Pollan writes is stunning. His writing is at once, scientific, insightful, extremely emotional and powerfully but subtly philosophical. The amount of ground covered from pole to pole is extraordinary. Starting with the industrial food chain and it's main component of corn, to the anachronistic farm of Joel Salatin and finally to the emotionally gripping journey of hunting and gathering, not a single detail is spared or missed as oversight. To cover such a wide range of topics in such incredible detail and with such care is absolutely astonishing.
The narrator brought the presentation to life. He read the book with such zeal and care that he gave me the sense that he was just as interested in the book as I was and that we were reading the book together. The visual imagery that Pollan sought to put into his book came fervently alive with color, power and humor.
This presentation is stunning and incredible. The subject matter is important to all of us as humans and I am greatly appreciative to Mr. Pollan for bringing this knowledge into my life.
Samuel L. Jackson. Period. Sam brought these characters to visceral, warm-blooded life. The best narration I have ever heard.
The strength and development of the characters.
The imagery of the characters. Through Sam's voice alone, each and every character has a soul. Each character has an identity that materializes from Sam's voice. It's almost like he is reading a screen play!
"A tale of hustlers, con-men, pimps and thieves during the Harlem Renaissance."
By far the best performance from a narrator in the history of audio literature. The bar has been set by Sam Jackson and it may never be reset.
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