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Lang Matl
Author Schlosser, Eric.

Title Fast food nation : the dark side of the all-American meal / Eric Schlosser.

Imprint New York, NY : Harper Perennial, 2005.


Location Call No. Status
 CCQ - C Ring Library  TX945.3.S355 2005    Available
Edition 1st Harper Perennial ed.
Description 383, 16 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Series American collections held at FWC and MZW.
Note "A hardcover edition of this book was published in 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company ... First Perennial edition published 2002. First Harper Perennial edition published 2005 ... Reprint. Originally published: New York : Houghton Mifflin, 2001"--T.p. verso.
Includes: P.S. : insights, interviews & more.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [356]-361) and index.
Contents American way: The founding fathers. Your trusted friends. Behind the counter. Success -- Meat and potatoes: Why the fries taste good. On the range. Cogs in the great machine. The most dangerous job. What's in the meat . Global realization -- Epilogue: Have it your way -- Afterword: The meaning of mad cow.
Summary Presents an examination of the fast food industry, tracing its history and discussing how it arose in postwar America, as well as the impact it has had on economy, food production, and popular culture.
Subject Fast food restaurants -- United States.
Food industry and trade -- United States.
Convenience foods -- United States.
ISBN 9780141006871