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

Author: Eric Schlosser
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An exploration of the fast food industry in the United States, from its roots to its long-term consequences.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Schlosser, Eric.
Fast food nation.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2001
(OCoLC)1249185870
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Schlosser
ISBN: 0395977894 9780395977897 9780060838584 0060838582 0965188388 9780965188388 9780547750330 0547750331 9780141006871 0141006870 0618232400 9780618232406 0060938455 9780060938451
OCLC Number: 45248356
Awards: Winner of Firecracker Alternative Book Award (Nonfiction) 2002
Winner of ALA Notable Books (Nonfiction) 2002
Commended for Tayshas Reading 2002
Short-listed for Book Sense Book of the Year Award (Adult Nonfiction) 2002
Short-listed for Eliot Rosewater Indiana High School Book Award 2004
Description: 356 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: I. The American way. The founding fathers --
Your trusted friends --
Behind the counter --
Success --
II. 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.
Responsibility: Eric Schlosser.
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Tells the story of our love affair with fast food. This title examines the safety records of abattoirs; reveals why the fries really taste so good and what lurks between the sesame buns - and shows  Read more...

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by pam95650 (WorldCat user published 2008-12-08) Excellent Permalink

This book was required reading for English class.  We wrote essays on corporate America, the American Dream, labor issues, and food ingredients.  We broke apart this book chapter by chapter.  I know that I will never eat meat again or go to the grocery store without reading every label. ...
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