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    Description"The New York Times" bestseller that's changing America's diet is now perfect for younger readers ?What 's for dinner seemed like a simple question?until journalist and supermarket detective Michael Pollan delved behind the scenes. From fast food and big organic to small farms and old-fashioned hunting and gathering, this young readers? adaptation of Pollan's famous food-chain exploration encourages kids to consider the personal and global health implications of their food choices. In a smart, compelling format with updated facts, plenty of photos, graphs, and visuals, as well as a new afterword and backmatter, "The Omnivore's Dilemma" serves up a bold message to the generation that needs it most: It's time to take charge of our national eating habits?and it starts with you.


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    Title
    Omnivores Dilemma
    Subtitle
    The Secrets Behind What You Eat
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Michael Pollan
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 320
    Width: 153 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 29 mm
    Weight: 549 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780803734159
    ISBN 10: 0803734158
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: FOO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T16.0
    BISAC V2.8: JNF024000
    BIC subject category V2: JFC
    B&T Merchandise Category: JUV
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: WB
    LC subject heading:
    B&T General Subject: 216
    Libri: I-C9
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/ECOLGY
    DC22: 641.3
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 12890
    B&T Book Type: JN
    BIC subject category V2: JFCV
    Ingram Subject Code: C9
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 08
    B&T Approval Code: X01610000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: JNF038100, JNF051100
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: JNF014000, JNF024010
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 338.10973
    LC classification: HD9000.5 .C506 2009
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: WB, JBCC4
    Edition statement
    Young Readers ed.
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Penguin Putnam Inc
    Imprint name
    Dial Books for Young Readers,US
    Publication date
    01 March 2010
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Author Information
    Michael Pollan is the author of five books: "Second Nature," "A Place of My Own," "The Botany of Desire," which received the Borders Original Voices Award for the best nonfiction work of 2001 and was recognized as a best book of the year by the American Booksellers Association and Amazon, and the national bestellers, "The Omnivore's Dilemma," and "In Defense of Food."A longtime contributing writer to "The New York Times Magazine," Pollan is also the Knight Professor of Journalism at UC Berkeley. His writing on food and agriculture has won numerous awards, including the Reuters/World Conservation Union Global Award in Environmental Journalism, the James Beard Award, and the Genesis Award from the American Humane Association.