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    • Lesser Beasts

    • A Snout-to-Tail History of the Humble Pig
    • By: Mark Essig
    • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
    • Length: 7 hrs and 17 mins
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    As historian Mark Essig reveals in Lesser Beasts, swine have such a bad reputation for precisely the same reasons they are so valuable as a source of food: they are intelligent, self-sufficient, and omnivorous. What's more, he argues, we ignore our historic partnership with these astonishing animals at our peril.

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    • I learned so much.

    • By Ashley on 08-06-15
    • A Snout-to-Tail History of the Humble Pig
    • By: Mark Essig
    • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
    • Length: 7 hrs and 17 mins
    • Release date: 05-05-15
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 611 ratings

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    • The Mistaken Case of the Killer Cornbread

    • By: Mark Essig
    • Narrated by: Jamie Renell
    • Length: 10 mins
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    For a brief time in the early 20th Century, cornmeal was unfairly blamed as the source of a terrible disease.

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