Three squares : the invention of the American meal / Abigail Carroll.
- ISBN: 9780465025527
- ISBN: 0465025528
- Description: xvii, 304 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
- Publisher: New York : Basic Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group, 
- 1 copy at NOBLE (All Libraries).
- 0 copies at Gloucester.
1 current hold with 3 total copies.
|Library||Location||Call Number||Status||Due Date|
|Gloucester||Adult New Books||New 394.12/Carroll (Text to phone)||Checked out||03/26/2014|
|Beverly Bookmobile||Adult Nonfiction||GT 2853 .U5 C38 2013 (Text to phone)||Available||-|
|Wakefield||Adult NEW Nonfiction (Across from Circulation Desk)||394.12 Carroll (Text to phone)||On holds shelf||-|
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-281) and index.
|Contents Note:|| Introduction: We Are How We Eat -- Why Colonial Eating was Messy -- The British Invasion -- How Dinner Became Special -- How Dinner Became American -- Why Lunch is Cold, Cheap, and Quick -- Reinventing Breakfast -- How Snacking was Redeemed -- The State of the American Meal -- Conclusion: The Future of the American Meal.
|Summary:|| The story of how the simple gruel of our forefathers gave way to snack fixes and fast food, "Three Squares" also explains how Americans' eating habits may change in the years to come.