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Candyfreak A Journey Through the Chocolate Underbelly of America

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ISBN-10: 1565124219

ISBN-13: 9781565124219

Edition: 2004

Authors: Steve Almond

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List price: $21.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill
Publication date: 5/4/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 280
Size: 5.75" wide x 7.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.836

Steve Almond has published over one hundred stories and poems--in publications ranging from Playboy to Tin House to Zoetrope--and a two previous collections of stories, My Life in Heavy Metal and The Evil B.B. Chow. He is the author of the bestselling novel Candyfreak: A Journey Through the Chocolate Underbelly of America.

Prologue: Some Things You Should Know about the Author
The Author Will Now Rationalize
Chocolate = Enabler
In Which an Unhealthy Pattern of Dependence Is Established
An Ill-Advised Discussion of Freak Economics
Night of the Living Freak
Mistakes Were Made
Caravelle: An Elegy
I Love Manny
Feeding the Beast
A Top-Secret Chocolate Situation
The Politics of the Rack
The Last Man in America with Black Jack Gum
The Capo Di Tutti Freak
The Love Song of Ray Luthar Broekel
Welcome to the Boom
There Are Men upon This Earth Who Tread Like Gods
Feuilletine, Revealed
Freak Fetish
The Official Dark Horse Freak of Philadelphia
Wee Willie and the Pop-a-Licks Rage
Southern-Fried Freak
Chocolate Haiku
Freak Retentive
In the Belly of the Freak
The Unstoppable Freak Energy of Mr. Marty Palmer
Southbound with the Hammers Down
The Candy Bar on Your Chin
The Marshmallow Parallax
A Depressing but Necessary Digression
Boise: Gateway to ... Boise
Ladies and Gentlemen, the Idaho Spud
Huckleberry, Hounded
American Lunch
How Will the Spud Survive?
The Past Is Just Ahead
Remember This Name: Banana-Zaba
A Second Depressing but Necessary Digression
A Little Hidden Bomb in My Idaho Spud
A Few Final Relevant Facts
Freak Appendix