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FAST FOOD NATION

by | Read by Rick Adamson

Contemporary Culture • 9 hrs. • Abridged • © 2001

This is all-out attack on the fast food industry. With great passion, Schlosser takes on this new American icon and greets with bitter sarcasm the statements of the fast food executives who say they care about workers and consumers. This is a lively book written in journalistic fashion, and Rick Adamson captures the character of the book in his reading. He reads with a clear voice and an even pace, never stumbling over the complex names of bacteria found in meat. Sometimes the pace seems too slow and his reading overdramatic, but that may be due to the character of the text. Schlosser's description of those injured at meat-packing plants is the most compelling portion, and his description of a caring restaurant owner shows that the industry is not entirely run by cretins. M.L.C. (c) AudioFile 2002, Portland, Maine [Published: APR/MAY 02]

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Formats

Retail pak • Random House Audible • 2001

CS ISBN 0553529005 $29.95 • Six cassettes

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