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The American way of eating : undercover at Walmart, Applebee's, farm fields and the dinner table

Author: Tracy McMillan
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Scribner hardcover edView all editions and formats
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A journalist traces her 2009 immersion into the national food system to explore how working-class Americans can afford to eat as they should, describing how she worked as a farm laborer, Wal-Mart grocery clerk, and Applebee's expediter while living within the means of each job.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tracy McMillan
ISBN: 9781439171950 1439171955
OCLC Number: 777449534
Description: x, 319 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : Eating in America --
Grapes --
Peaches --
Cutting garlic --
Gleaning garlic --
Grocery --
Produce 101 --
Produce 201 --
Kitchen novice --
Kitchen spy --
Kitchen fixture --
Conclusion : A new American way of eating --
Acknowledgments --
Appendix : Cheap food? --
Notes --
Bibliography.
Responsibility: Tracie McMillan.

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A journalist traces her 2009 immersion into the national food system to explore how working-class Americans can afford to eat as they should, describing how she worked as a farm laborer, Wal-Mart grocery clerk, and Applebee's expediter while living within the means of each job.

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