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The Omnivore's Dilemma

A Natural History of Four Meals

by Michael Pollan

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A Natural History of Four Meals
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Michael Pollan

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What should we have for dinner? When you can eat just about anything nature (or the supermarket) has to offer, deciding what you should eat will inevitably stir anxiety, especially when some of the foods might shorten your life. Today, buffeted by one food fad after another, America is suffering from a national eating disorder.

Awards and Recognition

James Beard Award (2007)

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