By Steve Almond
Steve Almond definitely does. in truth, he used to be so obsessed by means of the inexplicable disappearance of those bars—where'd they go?—that he launched into a national trip to discover the reality in regards to the sweet company. There, he chanced on an governed via large conglomerates, the place the little men, the final last hyperlink to the wonderful increase years of the sweet bar in the USA, fight to survive.
traveling the sweet factories that produce the dual Bing, the Idaho Spud, the Goo Goo Cluster, the Valomilk, and a dozen different quirky bars, Almond reveals that the realm of sweet is not any longer a candy haven. latest useful few neighborhood sweet makers mount day-by-day battles opposed to company greed, paranoia, and that sturdy outdated American compulsion: crushing the little man.
half sweet porn, half sweet polemic, half social background, half confession, Candyfreak explores the position sweet performs in our lives as either resource of delight and break out from soreness. via turns ecstatic, comedian, and bittersweet, Candyfreak is the tale of ways Steve Almond grew up on candy—and how, for greater and worse, sweet has grown up, too.
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