9780060938451

Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal

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  • ISBN13:

    9780060938451

  • ISBN10:

    0060938455

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/14/2001
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publications
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Summary

To a degree both engrossing and alarming, the story of fast food is the story of postwar America. Schlosser, a National Magazine Award-winning journalist, charts the fast food industry's enormous impact on our health, landscape, economy, politics and culture as he transforms the way America thinks about what it eats. 10 photos.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1(12)
I. The American Way
The Founding Fathers
13(18)
Your Trusted Friends
31(28)
Behind the Counter
59(32)
Success
91(20)
II. Meat and Potatoes
Why the Fries Taste Good
111(22)
On the Range
133(16)
Cogs in the Great Machine
149(20)
The Most Dangerous Job
169(24)
What's in the Meat
193(32)
Global Realization
225(30)
Epilogue: Have It Your Way 255(16)
Afterword: The Meaning of Mad Cow 271(20)
Photo Credits 291(1)
Notes 292(64)
Bibliography 356(6)
Acknowledgments 362(3)
Index 365

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