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Marissa Landrigan

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Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

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Organized by : Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures

2012-13 Literary Evenings Season Announced!

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Growing up in a household of food-loving Italian-Americans, University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown professor Marissa Landrigan was always a black sheep—she barely knew how to boil water for pasta. But at college, she thought she’d found her purpose. Buoyed by animal rights activism and a feminist urge to avoid the kitchen, she transformed into a hard-core vegan activist, complete with shaved head.

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