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Fast food nation [electronic resource] : The Dark Side of the All-American Meal. Eric Schlosser.

Schlosser, Eric. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780547518244 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2001.

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Summary, etc.: New York Times Bestseller, With a New Afterword "Schlosser has a flair for dazzling scene-setting and an arsenal of startling facts . . . Fast Food Nation points the way but, to resurrect an old fast food slogan, the choice is yours."—Los Angeles Times In 2001, Fast Food Nation was published to critical acclaim and became an international bestseller. Eric Schlosser's exposé revealed how the fast food industry has altered the landscape of America, widened the gap between rich and poor, fueled an epidemic of obesity, and transformed food production throughout the world. The book changed the way millions of people think about what they eat and helped to launch today's food movement. In a new afterword for this edition, Schlosser discusses the growing interest in local and organic food, the continued exploitation of poor workers by the food industry, and the need to ensure that every American has access to...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. Boston : Mariner Books, 2001. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 3097 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Sociology.
Genre: Electronic books.

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