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

Author: Eric Schlosser
Publisher: New York, NY : Harper Perennial, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Harper Perennial edView all editions and formats
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Presents an examination of the fast food industry, tracing its history and discussing how it arose in postwar America, as well as the impact it has had on economy, food production, and popular culture.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Schlosser
ISBN: 0060838582 9780060838584 9781439512548 143951254X 006116139X 9780061161391
OCLC Number: 61230885
Notes: "A hardcover edition of this book was published in 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company ... First Perennial edition published 2002. First Harper Perennial edition published 2005 ... Reprint. Originally published: New York : Houghton Mifflin, 2001"--T.p. verso.
Includes: P.S. : insights, interviews & more.
Description: 383, 16 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Contents: American way: The founding fathers. Your trusted friends. Behind the counter. Success --
Meat and potatoes: Why the fries taste good. On the range. Cogs in the great machine. The most dangerous job. What's in the meat . Global realization --
Epilogue: Have it your way --
Afterword: The meaning of mad cow.
Responsibility: Eric Schlosser.

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Presents an examination of the fast food industry, tracing its history and discussing how it arose in postwar America, as well as the impact it has had on economy, food production, and popular culture.

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