Marc R Mailhot

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  • Fast Food Nation

  • By: Eric Schlosser
  • Narrated by: Rick Adamson
  • Length: 8 hrs and 56 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,727
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 544
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 543

To a degree both engrossing and alarming, the story of fast food is the story of postwar America. Fast Food Nation is a groundbreaking work of investigation and cultural history that may change the way America thinks about the way it eats.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Should be required reading for all

  • By Bruce on 01-03-05

No regrets on this one

5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-28-05

Hey, don't worry about spending the money on this title... You'll make the money back on what you start saving, eating at home.

The sign of a good book for me, is that you spend time reflecting upon it, long after you have put it down (oops, turned it off).

Some will definitely find this book controversial... but isn't that a good thing? It is certainly well researched and written --- and the reader is one of the best I've heard.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Man's Search for Meaning

  • By: Viktor E. Frankl
  • Narrated by: Simon Vance
  • Length: 4 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14,591
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,871
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,874

Internationally renowned psychiatrist, Viktor E. Frankl, endured years of unspeakable horror in Nazi death camps. During, and partly because of his suffering, Dr. Frankl developed a revolutionary approach to psychotherapy known as logotherapy. At the core of his theory is the belief that man's primary motivational force is his search for meaning.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • I will isten again and again

  • By Ann Marie on 12-27-04

For the nurturer of souls...

5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-28-05

For the thinker, philosopher and nurturer of souls...

This is my first review. I felt compelled to write something about this book...

I bought the book about half a year ago... and listened to it three times, back to back. Since then I have found myself still ruminating on what I listened to. What a great book... I highly recommend it to those who are seeking to "walk alongside" others.

8 of 10 people found this review helpful