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The Road to Wellville
The Road to Wellville
Author: T. C. Boyle
T. C. Boyle tells the fictionalized story of John Harvey Kellogg, the inventor of cornflakes. As perhaps the world's most successful health nut, Kellogg founded the Battle Creek Sanitarium, where he preached vegetarianism, colonic irrigation, and various other extreme remedies to his wealthy clients. (On his website, Boyle lists a typical breakf...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780140167184
ISBN-10: 0140167188
Publication Date: 5/1/1994
Pages: 476
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

3.8 stars, based on 44 ratings
Publisher: Penguin
Book Type: Paperback
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A wickedly comic look at turn-of-the-century fanatics in search of the magic pill to prolong their lives-or the profit to be had from manfacturing it.
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Funny and lite, with an interesting story line. Prompted some research about the characters.