By Steve Almond
A self-professed candyfreak, Steve Almond set out looking for a much-loved sweet from his early life and located himself on a journey of the small sweet businesses which are persevering in a market the place enormous businesses dominate.
From the dual Bing to the Idaho Spud, the Valomilk to the Abba-Zaba, and discontinued bars equivalent to the Caravelle, Marathon, and Choco-Lite, Almond uncovers a trove of singular sweet bars made by way of unsung heroes operating in out of date factories to supply anything they love. And in actual candyfreak model, Almond lusciously describes the wealthy tastes that he has enjoyed for the reason that formative years and keeps to crave at the present time. Steve Almond has written a comic book yet eventually bittersweet tale of the way he grew up on candy-and how, for greater and worse, the sweet has grown up, too.
Candyfreak is the scrumptious tale of 1 man's lifelong obsession with sweet and his quest to find its origins in America.
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Candyfreak: A Journey through the Chocolate Underbelly of America by Steve Almond