Ingrid Newkirk
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Ingrid Newkirk

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A Biography of PETA's Founder

Ingrid Newkirk (born 1949) is best known for her activism regarding animal rights. She is a British citizen who founded the organization People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). Newkirk has spent her adult life advocating for the rights of earth's nonhuman inhabitants, sometimes in very provocative ways.

Jon Hochschartner has compiled this chronicle of Newkirk's life and activism through research of the media related to her as well as through interviews with those close to her. The book provides a thorough recap of a career dedicated to action. 

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: 

Jon Hochschartner is also the author of The Animals’ Freedom Fighter: A Biography of Ronnie Lee, Founder of the Animal Liberation Front which was published by McFarland & Company. As a journalist, Jon has written professionally for the San Francisco Chronicle, Slate, Salon, the PlattsburghPress-Republican, the Adirondack Explorer, the Adirondack Daily Enterprise, the Lake Placid News, the Elizabethtown Valley News, and the Times of Ti, among many other publications.

by Jon Hochschartner
SUNBURY PRESS
Trade Paperback - 6 x 9 x .7
9781620060186
188 Pages, Indexed
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Social Activists
 
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