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Planet palm : how palm oil ended up in everything-and endangered the world / Jocelyn C. Zuckerman.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Bridgeport Public Library.
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Burroughs-Saden Main - Bridgeport 633.8 ZUCKERMAN (Text to phone) 34000151222403 Adult New Nonfiction Available -

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Part I: Unguent of Empire -- Goldie Goes In -- The Flavor of Home -- The Napoleon of Soap -- Playboys of the South China Sea -- Part II: Something's Rotten -- Silent Summers -- Caravan Dreams -- The World Is Fat -- Smog Over Singapore -- Part III: Fate of a Fruit -- Nutella and Other Smears -- Fight the Power.
Summary, etc.:
"Jocelyn C. Zuckerman spent years traveling the globe, from Liberia to Indonesia, India to Brazil, reporting on the human and environmental impacts of this poorly understood plant. The result is Planet Palm, a riveting account blending history, science, politics, and food as seen through the people whose lives have been upended by this hidden ingredient. This groundbreaking work of first-rate journalism compels us to examine the connections between the choices we make at the grocery store and a planet under siege"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Palms > Utilization.
Palm oil.
Palm products.
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