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    • Beating Back the Devil

    • By: Maryn McKenna
    • Narrated by: Ellen Archer
    • Length: 9 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 170
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 100
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 104

    The universal instinct is to run from an outbreak of disease. These doctors run toward it. They always keep a bag packed. They seldom have more than 24 hours before they are dispatched. They are told only their country of destination and the epidemic they will tackle when they get there.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting Stuff - Only criticism is pacing

    • By Tim on 07-23-05

    Regular price: $21.38

    • Big Chicken

    • The Incredible Story of How Antibiotics Created Modern Agriculture and Changed the Way the World Eats
    • By: Maryn McKenna
    • Narrated by: Xe Sands
    • Length: 8 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
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      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    Acclaimed health journalist and National Geographic contributor Maryn McKenna documents how antibiotics transformed chicken from local delicacy to industrial commodity. Consumed more than any other meat in the United States, chicken is emblematic of today's mass food-processing practices and their profound influence on our lives and health. Tracing its meteoric rise from scarce treat to ubiquitous global commodity, McKenna reveals the astounding role of antibiotics in industrial farming, documenting how and why "wonder drugs" revolutionized the way the world eats.

    • The Incredible Story of How Antibiotics Created Modern Agriculture and Changed the Way the World Eats
    • By: Maryn McKenna
    • Narrated by: Xe Sands
    • Length: 8 hrs and 18 mins
    • Release date: 10-16-18
    • 3.5 out of 5 stars 7 ratings

    Regular price: $17.49