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Sweetness #9 : a novel

Author: Stephan Eirik Clark
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"It's 1973, and David Leveraux is a young and ambitious flavor chemist working at a world-renowned flavor-production house. While testing a new artificial sweetener--Sweetness #9--he notices some unsettling side effects in the laboratory rats and monkeys: anxiety, obesity, mutism, and a general dissatisfaction with life. Years later, Sweetness #9 is America's most popular sweetener--and David's family is changing.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Humorous fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephan Eirik Clark
ISBN: 9780316278751 0316278750
OCLC Number: 880831215
Description: 336 pages ; 25 cm
Other Titles: Sweetness number nine
Responsibility: Stephan Eirik Clark.

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Fast Food Nation meets The Corrections in the brilliant literary debut T.C. Boyle calls 'funny and moving.'  Read more...

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"Sweetness #9 hits that seriously sweet spot between speculative and literary fiction--the place where writers like Margaret Atwood live. Put this on the must-read list." "Sacramento News and Review"" Read more...

 
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