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Sweetness #9 : a novel, Stephan Eirik Clark

Label
Sweetness #9 : a novel
Title
Sweetness #9
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Stephan Eirik Clark
Title variation
Sweetnes number nine
Creator
Contributor
Author
Distributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"It's 1973, and David Leveraux is a young and ambitious flavor chemist working at a world-renowned flavor-production house. While testing a new artificial sweetener--Sweetness #9--he notices some unsettling side effects in the laboratory rats and monkeys: anxiety, obesity, mutism, and a general dissatisfaction with life. Years later, Sweetness #9 is America's most popular sweetener--and David's family is changing. His wife is gaining weight, his son has stopped using verbs, and his daughter is generally dissatsified with her life. Is Sweetness #9 to blame, along with David's failure to stop it? Or are these just symptoms of the human condition? David's search for an answer unfolds in this expansive novel that is at once a comic satire, a family story, and an exploration of our deepest cultural anxieties. Wickedly funny and wildly imaginative, Sweetness #9 questions whether what we eat makes us truly who we are"--
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Clark, Stephan Eirik
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3603.L36877
LC item number
S94 2014
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Weight gain
  • Eating disorders
  • Sweeteners
  • Family life
  • FICTION / Literary
  • FICTION / Humorous
  • FICTION / Family Life
  • FICTION / Satire
Label
Sweetness #9 : a novel, Stephan Eirik Clark
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Note
Electronic book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780316370103
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
E82E323D-0DB7-41B7-906E-727AB90261B7
System control number
(TLC)erc0000274393
Label
Sweetness #9 : a novel, Stephan Eirik Clark
Link
Publication
Note
Electronic book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780316370103
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
E82E323D-0DB7-41B7-906E-727AB90261B7
System control number
(TLC)erc0000274393

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