Fast Food Nation The Dark Side of the All-American Meal
Author: Eric Schlosser
publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
publisher Date: 03/13/2012
Schools: Temple University，University of South Carolina，Loyola University Maryland，Rutgers,The State University of New Jersey，The University of South Dakota，University of Tennessee at Chattanooga，University of Nevada - Las Vegas，Texas A&M University，Indiana University -Purdue University Columbus，Unversity of Mississippi，University of North Carolina at Wilmington，Rutgers,The State University of New Jersey-Newark，Stony Brook University(SUNY)，Massachusetts Institute of Technology，Louislana State University，Penn State University，Emory University，Tulane University，Boston University，University of Rochester，Wellesley College，Drexel University，Vanderbilt University，Southern Methodist University，University of Colorado at Boulder，University of Delaware，University of North Carolina at Greensboro，New Mexico State University，Wright State University
Description: New York Times Bestseller“Schlosser has a flair for dazzling scene-setting and an arsenal of startling facts . . . Fast Food Nation points the way but, to resurrect an old fast food slogan, the choice is yours.”—Los Angeles TimesIn 2001, Fast Food Nation was published to critical acclaim and became an international bestseller. Eric Schlosser’s exposé revealed how the fast food industry has altered the landscape of America, widened the gap between rich and poor, fueled an epidemic of obesity, and transformed food production throughout the world. The book changed the way millions of people think about what they eat and helped to launch today’s food movement.In a new afterword for this edition, Schlosser discusses the growing interest in local and organic food, the continued exploitation of poor workers by the food industry, and the need to ensure that every American has access to good, healthy, affordable food. Fast Food Nation is as relevant today as it was a decade ago. The book inspires readers to look beneath the surface of our food system, consider its impact on society and, most of all, think for themselves.“As disturbing as it is irresistible . . . Exhaustively researched, frighteningly convincing . . . channeling the spirits of Upton Sinclair and Rachel Carson.”—San Francisco Chronicle“Schlosser shows how the fast food industry conquered both appetite and landscape.”—The New YorkerEric Schlosser is a contributing editor for the Atlantic and the author of Fast Food Nation, Reefer Madness, and Chew on This (with Charles Wilson).