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    DescriptionFast food has hastened the malling of our landscape, widened the chasm between rich and poor, fueled an epidemic of obesity, and propelled American cultural imperialism abroad. That's a lengthy list of charges, but Eric Schlosser makes them stick with an artful mix of first-rate reportage, wry wit, and careful reasoning. Schlosser's myth-shattering survey stretches from California's subdivisions, where the business was born, to the industrial corridor along the New Jersey Turnpike, where many of fast food's flavors are concocted. Along the way, he unearths a trove of fascinating, unsettling truths -- from the unholy alliance between fast food and Hollywood to the seismic changes the industry has wrought in food production, popular culture, and even real estate.


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    Title
    Fast Food Nation
    Subtitle
    The Dark Side of the All-American Meal
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Eric Schlosser
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 383
    Width: 135 mm
    Height: 203 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 295 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780060838584
    ISBN 10: 0060838582
    Classifications

    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KBB
    BIC E4L: BUS
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S4.2
    BIC subject category V2: HBTB, HBLW, HBJK
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BIC subject category V2: KNS
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/20CNTY
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 01
    BIC subject category V2: VFMD
    Ingram Subject Code: BE
    B&T General Subject: 430
    BISAC V2.8: HEA017000, HIS036000, BUS081000, SOC026000, BUS077000
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A97404032
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 394.10973
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC21: 394.10973
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 394.1/0973
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: HIS054000, HIS036060
    LC classification: TX945.3 .S355 2005
    BIC subject category V2: KJZ
    Publisher
    HarperCollins Publishers Inc
    Imprint name
    HarperCollins Publishers
    Publication date
    05 July 2005
    Review quote
    "Superb and wonderfully horrifying...."--San Francisco Gate