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The good humor man, or, Calorie 3501

Author: Andrew Fox
Publisher: San Francisco : Tachyon Publications, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : 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: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(OCoLC)262886034
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Fox
ISBN: 9781616960759 1616960752 9781616960766 1616960760 9781616960773 1616960779 1306061024 9781306061025
OCLC Number: 769188477
Description: 1 online resource (282 pages)
Contents: pt. 1. The good humor man's very bad week --
pt. 2. All the king's fat --
pt. 3. Viva lost Vegas.
Other Titles: Good humor man
Calorie 3501
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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