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Hungry City: How Food Shapes Our Lives Paperback – Mar 30 2009

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  • Paperback: 400 pages
  • Publisher: Vintage Books (March 30 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0099531682
  • ISBN-13: 978-0099531685
  • Product Dimensions: 12.7 x 2.5 x 20.3 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 322 g
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #1,159,718 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Hungry City is a sinister real-life sequel to Animal Farm with the plot turned upside down by time in ways even George Orwell could not have foreseen.”

About the Author

Carolyn Steel is an architect, lecturer and writer. She combines architectural practice with teaching and research into the everyday lives of cities.

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