Results 11-16 of 16

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - luvdancr - LibraryThing

I felt this book drew on and on at times about really mundane facts, and they were never drawn out well to show a conclusion. I think I would have rather seen the movie based off this book. The ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - aob - LibraryThing

After reading the book, I couldn't understand what all the hype was about. Sure, fast food is bad for you but his descriptions of the conditions behind the industry just weren't that surprising. A decent book, but I found I skimmed some parts in the later chapters. Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - francescadefreitas - LibraryThing

I wonder how long it will be before I can eat fast food again? I recently watched the film 'Supersize Me', and I was disappointed at the lack of detailed information about the problems of fast food ... Read full review

User Review - Flag as inappropriate

This book absolutely disgusted me. I was sickeningly enthralled by the nature of the fast food industry. This book reminded me of Upton Sinclair's The Jungle, even though I have yet to read it. I cannot believe the state of our meat packing plants, and even more I cannot believe what companies like McDonalds and Burger King are willing to feed us, or what we are willing to unknowingly eat. I am of the opinion that even if we know what we are ingesting when we eat fast food, we'd still eat it. The stories told within this novel are quite sad ones, especially the one of the girl that has to work such long shifts just to help her family out. This book is a good read, and it might just change a few minds while turning a few stomachs.  

User Review - Flag as inappropriate

Pretty good, but I, being only 12, find it hard to understand. Also, it can be pretty gross, but I guess that's the whole point of muckraking.....

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - ejfertig - LibraryThing

I haven't eaten fast food since reading this book.... Read full review

User ratings

5 stars
4 stars
3 stars
2 stars
1 star

5 stars - 35
4 stars - 39
3 stars - 16
2 stars - 0
1 star - 3

Kirkus - 1