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

Author: Tracie McMillan
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Scribner pbk. edView all editions and formats
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In 2009 McMillan embarked on a groundbreaking undercover journey to see what it takes to eat well in America. For nearly a year, she worked, ate, and lived alongside the working poor to examine how Americans eat when price matters.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tracie McMillan
ISBN: 9781439171967 1439171963 9781439171950 1439171955
OCLC Number: 811617638
Notes: Includes a question and answer with the author and a teaching guide (p. 332-334).
Description: xiv, 334 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Eating in America --
Farming: Grapes ; Peaches ; Cutting garlic ; Gleaning garlic --
Selling: Grocery ; Produce 101 ; Produce 201 --
Cooking: Kitchen novice ; Kitchen spy ; Kitchen fixture --
Conclusion: A new American way of eating --
Holy Ted Nugent, we're all foodies now --
Acknowledgments --
Appendix: Cheap food?
Other Titles: Undercover at Walmart, Applebee's, farm fields, and the dinner table
Responsibility: Tracie McMillan.

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In 2009 McMillan embarked on a groundbreaking undercover journey to see what it takes to eat well in America. For nearly a year, she worked, ate, and lived alongside the working poor to examine how Americans eat when price matters.

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