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

Schlosser, Eric
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  • Creator Eric Schlosser ; [with a new afterword]
  • Format Books
  • Publication First Mariner Books edition. Boston : Mariner Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012.
  • Physical Details
    • 362 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
  • ISBNs 9780547750330, 0547750331
  • OCLC ocn781202120

Summary

  • A journalist explores the homogenization of American culture and the impact of the fast food industry on modern-day health, economy, politics, popular culture, entertainment, and food production.

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages [336]-341) and index.

Contents

  • Introduction -- I. American way -- 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 -- Most dangerous job -- What's in the meat -- Global realization -- Epilogue: Have it your way -- Afterword -- Photo credits -- Notes
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