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The road to Wellville

Author: T Coraghessan Boyle
Publisher: New York : Viking, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Viking edView all editions and formats
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Laced with comic wit, this is a story of Dr. John Kellogg's infamous spa.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Humorous stories
Humorous fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Boyle, T. Coraghessan.
Road to Wellville.
New York : Viking, 1993
(OCoLC)623467361
Named Person: John Harvey Kellogg; John Harvey Kellogg
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: T Coraghessan Boyle
ISBN: 0670837660 9780670837663 0670843342 9780670843343
OCLC Number: 26856894
Description: xii, 476 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Diagnosis: Of steak and sun --
Scavengers of the sea --
Sears' White Star liquor cure --
Father to all, father to none --
Civilized bowel --
Biggest little city in the U.S.A. --
Symptomitis --
Changing the flora --
Per-fo --
Thankful bird --
Therapeusis: 'Tis the season --
Baser appetites --
Cold in the middle --
Advertising game --
Kellogg's Kirk --
From humble beginnings --
Organized rest without ennui --
Groundhog day --
Prognosis: Questions, questions, questions --
Letter and the note --
Freikorper Kultur --
Rigid control and other matters --
Per-fo factory --
Sword of fire --
Goguac lake --
Fatal luncheon --
Fireworks --
Decoration Day.
Responsibility: T. Coraghessan Boyle.

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Laced with comic wit, this is a story of Dr. John Kellogg's infamous spa.

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