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    Candyfreak: A Journey Through the Chocolate Underbelly of America (Audio cassette) By (author) Steve Almond, Read by Oliver Wyman

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    DescriptionPerhaps you remember The Marathon, Oompahs, Bit-O-Choc, or Kit Kat Dark. Where did they go? Driven by his obsession, stubborn idealism, and the promise of free candy, self-confessed candyfreak Steve Almond takes off on a quest to discover candy's origins in America, to explore little companies that continue to get by on pluck and perseverance, and to witness the glorious excess of candy manufacturing. Part candy porn, part candy polemic, part social history, part confession, Candyfreak explores the role candy plays in our lives as both source of pleasure and escape from pain. By turns ecstatic, comic, and bittersweet, Candyfreak is the story of how Steve Almond grew up on candy---and how, for better and worse, candy has grown up too.


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    Title
    Candyfreak
    Subtitle
    A Journey Through the Chocolate Underbelly of America
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Steve Almond, Read by Oliver Wyman
    Physical properties
    Format: Audio cassette
    Width: 111 mm
    Height: 182 mm
    Thickness: 33 mm
    Weight: 177 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781565119093
    ISBN 10: 1565119096
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: IND
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S4.6
    BIC subject category V2: KN, WH, WBTX
    BISAC V2.8: CKB018000, HUM010000, BUS070000
    DC21: 338.47664153
    Thema V1.0: KN, WH, KJ, WBTX
    Edition
    Unabridged
    Edition statement
    Unabridged
    Publisher
    Highbridge Company
    Imprint name
    Highbridge Company
    Publication date
    04 May 2004