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The good humor man : or, Calorie 3501

Author: Andrew Fox
Publisher: San Francisco : Tachyon Pub., 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"A witty tribute to Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451, this surreal, futuristic narrative explores the highly topical relationships between obesity, government health care, pop culture, and body image. In a world where chocolate is worth more than cocaine on the black market, government-sanctioned vigilantes known as Good Humor Men patrol the streets, seeking to immolate all fattening food products as illegal contraband  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Fox
ISBN: 9781892391858 1892391856
OCLC Number: 262886034
Description: 282 p. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Andrew Fox.

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Offering a tribute to Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451, this title explores the topical relationships between obesity, government health care, pop culture, and body image. It incorporates such  Read more...

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"Fox [also] tackles the SF thriller mode with panache. Can Elvis's belly fat save the world? Read it and see!" -Locus "Fox unveils more all-too-plausible bits of the future and has us laughing to Read more...

 
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