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Octavo, red cloth & yellow boards (hardcover), gilt letters, 356 pp. Near Fine in a Fine dust jacket. From dust jacket: To a degree both engrossing and alarming, the story of fast food is the story of postwar America. Through created by a handful of mavericks, the fast food industry has triggered the homogenization of our society. Fast food has hastened the malling of our landscape, widened the chasm between rich and poor, fueled an epidemic of obesity, and propelled the juggernaut of 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...
Title: Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal.
Location Published: Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company,(2001).
Categories: American Culture
Seller ID: vas948