Girl on the Block
(eAudiobook)

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HarperAudio, 2019.
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9780062917553
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6h 0m 38s
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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Jessica Wragg., Jessica Wragg|AUTHOR., & Billie Fulford-Brown|READER. (2019). Girl on the Block . HarperAudio.

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Jessica Wragg, Jessica Wragg|AUTHOR and Billie Fulford-Brown|READER. 2019. Girl On the Block. HarperAudio.

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Jessica Wragg, Jessica Wragg|AUTHOR and Billie Fulford-Brown|READER. Girl On the Block HarperAudio, 2019.

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Jessica Wragg, Jessica Wragg|AUTHOR, and Billie Fulford-Brown|READER. Girl On the Block HarperAudio, 2019.

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A decade later, against all odds, Wragg is a rising star in an industry that is steeped in tradition, and often problematically set in its ways. Like her female counterparts in the restaurant world, she has had to fight to establish herself in the meat industry, memorizing muscle and bone and tendon, while battling sexism and ageism, and returning home with blood on her boots at the end of fourteen-hour days.

Wragg blends her personal journey with a rich history of butchery and a lyrical exploration of the sanctity of her craft. She also takes a clear-eyed look at the contemporary meat industry, as readers accompany her from butchering her first carcass to navigating the ever-changing ideologies around ethical meat consumption. Girl on the Block is a raw, rollicking tour through one of one of the world's oldest, dirtiest, and most fascinating professions.
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