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5 edition of Candyfreak found in the catalog.

Candyfreak

a journey through the chocolate underbelly of America

by Steve Almond

  • 60 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill in Chapel Hill, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sü warenindustrie,
  • Candy industry,
  • Candy,
  • Chocolate

  • About the Edition

    A tour of the American candy business which explores the role candy plays in our lives as both source of pleasure and escape from pain.

    Edition Notes

    StatementSteve Almond
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD9330.C653 U513 2004
    The Physical Object
    Pagination266 p. ;
    Number of Pages266
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24942761M
    ISBN 101565124219
    ISBN 109781565124219
    LC Control Number2003070801
    OCLC/WorldCa53972107

    And in true candyfreak fashion, Almond lusciously describes the rich tastes that he has loved since childhood and continues to crave today. Steve Almond has written a comic but ultimately bittersweet story of how he grew up on candy-and how, for better and worse, the candy industry has grown up, too. Candyfreak is a very funny and somehow serious and evocative book. Readers will ponder their own lives, I’m sure, and will want to wish him well. Candyfreak is also a road book. This on-the-road journey is the narrative heart of most of the story.

    CANDYFREAK: A Journey Through the Chocolate Underbelly of America Steve Almond, Author. Algonquin $ (p) ISBN Write a book on candy, of course. Part candy porn, part candy polemic, part social history, part confession, Candyfreak explores the role candy plays in our lives as both source of pleasure and escape from pain. By turns ecstatic, comic, and bittersweet, Candyfreak is the story of how Steve Almond grew up on candy—and how, for better and worse, candy has grown up, too.

    Apr 05,  · CandyFreak Steve Almond is Wrong. April 5, at am 7 comments. I love Steve Almond’s book Candyfreak: A Journey Through the Chocolate Underbelly of botanicusart.com me as for countless other candy lovers, Almond perfectly captures the obsessive pleasures of candy. May 01,  · Candyfreak - Candyfreak audiobook, by Steve Almond Part candy porn, part candy polemic, part social history, part confession, Candyfreak explores the role candy plays in our lives as both source of pleasure and escape from pain.


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