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    • White Bread

    • A Social History of the Store-Bought Loaf
    • By: Aaron Bobrow-Strain
    • Narrated by: Kris Koscheski
    • Length: 8 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    How did white bread, once an icon of American progress, become "white trash"? In this lively history of bakers, dietary crusaders, and social reformers, Aaron Bobrow-Strain shows us that what we think about the humble, puffy loaf says a lot about who we are and what we want our society to look like. White Bread teaches us that when Americans debate what one should eat, they are also wrestling with larger questions of race, class, immigration, and gender.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Balanced but cautious

    • By S. Yates on 07-20-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Atomic Bread Baking at Home

    • By: Aaron Bobrow-Strain
    • Narrated by: Timothy McKean
    • Length: 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A Yucatan-based American tries to re-create the '50s-era market-tested USDA White Pan Loaf No. 1, and in doing so reveals how today's miracle food can become tomorrow's catastrophe.

    Regular price: $2.99