A Short History of the American Stomach

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  • Frederick Kaufman offers a piquant sampling of American history by way of the stomach.Travel with him as he tracks down our earliest foodies; discovers the secret history of Puritan purges; introduces diet gurus of the nineteenth century such asWilliam Alcott, who believed that “nothing ought to be mashed before it is eaten”; traces extreme feeders from Paul Bunyan to eating-contest champ Dale Boone (descended from Daniel, of course); and investigates our blithe efforts to re-create the plants and animals that we’ve eaten to the point of extinction.With outraged wit and an incredible range of sources that includes everything from Cotton Mather’s diary to interviews with Amish black-market raw-milk dealers, Kaufman takes readers on a Bourdainmeets- Pollan tour of the American gut.
  • Author:
    Frederick Kaufman
    Binding:
    Paperback
    Dewey Decimal Number:
    394.12
    EAN:
    9780156034692
    Edition:
    Reprint
    ISBN:
    0156034697
    Label:
    Mariner Books
    Languages:
    English
    List Price:
    $14.95
    Manufacturer:
    Mariner Books
    Number Of Items:
    1
    Number Of Pages:
    224
    Product Group:
    Book
    Product Type Name:
    ABIS_BOOK
    Publication Date:
    2009-02-25
    Publisher:
    Mariner Books
    Studio:
    Mariner Books
    Title:
    A Short History of the American Stomach

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