The American Way of Eating
Undercover at Walmart, Applebee's, Farm Fields and the Dinner Table
From Library Staff
Tracie McMillan goes undercover to investigate worlds that few of us will ever experience, but that affect us all every day of the week. She offers insights and lessons in compassion that will forever change your view of the food industry.
A journalist traces her 2009 immersion into the national food system to explore how working-class Americans can afford to eat as they should, describing how she worked as a farm laborer, Wal-Mart grocery clerk, and Applebee's expediter while living within the means of each job.