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Fast food nation : the dark side of the all-American meal

Author: Eric Schlosser
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An exploration of the fast food industry in the United States, from its roots to its long-term consequences.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Schlosser
ISBN: 0395977894 9780395977897
OCLC Number: 45248356
Description: 356 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
I. American way --
Founding fathers --
Your trusted friends --
Behind the counter --
Success --
II. Meat and potatoes --
Why the fries taste good --
On the range --
Cogs in the great machine --
Most dangerous job --
What's in the meat --
Global realization --
Epilogue: Have it your way --
Photo credits --
Notes.
Responsibility: Eric Schlosser.
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An exploration of the fast food industry in the United States, from its roots to its long-term consequences.

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by pam95650 (WorldCat user published 2008-12-08) Excellent Permalink

This book was required reading for English class.  We wrote essays on corporate America, the American Dream, labor issues, and food ingredients.  We broke apart this book chapter by chapter.  I know that I will never eat meat again or go to the grocery store without reading every label. ...
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