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Devoured : from chicken wings to kale smoothies-- how what we eat defines who we are / Sophie Egan.

Egan, Sophie, (author.).

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  • 6 of 6 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 394.1 EGA (Text) 33187004063679 Nonfiction Available -
Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Greensburg 394.12 EGAN (Text) 32826014024467 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library 394.12 EGAN (Text) 37500004200578 Nonfiction Available -
Peabody PL - Columbia City NON-FICTION 394.12 EGAN (Text) 30403002170793 Adult - Non-Fiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 394.1209 Egan (Text) 31208912453059 non-fiction Available -
Whiting Public Library 394.12 EG14 (Text) 51735011759387 Adult department Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062390981
  • ISBN: 0062390988
  • Physical Description: ix, 403 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2016]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages [359]-388) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The muddle of the modern mean -- Food at work -- Having it our way -- Selling absence -- Secular church -- Diet evangelism -- The democratization of wine -- The age of stunt foods -- Cheesepocalypse -- The story of spaghetti -- What to make of all this.
Summary, etc.: A look at the deeper meaning behind our food choices: from the prioritization of convenience over health to the ways food at work affects our happiness; from the American obsession with "having it our way" at Starbucks, Chipotle and other chains that individualize the eating experience to the fascinating dynamic between highbrow food culture--artisan this and small-batch that--and the lowbrow, such as Taco Bell's sale of 100 million Doritos Locos Tacos in just ten weeks.
Subject: Food habits > United States.
Food preferences > United States.
Diet > United States.
Consumer behavior > United States.

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