Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal
Fast 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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Review: Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American MealUser Review - Cody Christodoulou - Goodreads
Schlosser's Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal disgusted me with its gruesome facts. I thought the book would be some boring documentary about how "bad" and how "unhealthy" fast ... Read full review
Review: Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American MealUser Review - Goodreads
Oh, America. When will you wise up? In 1998, the seed of Fast Food Nation appeared in Rolling Stone Magazine. Schlosser's expose has since been expanded to a book and then a movie, and still ...
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