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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 br...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780670843343
ISBN-10: 0670843342
Publication Date: 5/1/1993
Pages: 496
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3.7 stars, based on 25 ratings
Publisher: Viking Adult
Book Type: Hardcover
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The story of John Harvey Kellogg. Battle Creek, MI's famous cereal magnate and health promoter.
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This is an unusual and amusing story of how one man thought he had a cure for ailments in 1907 Michigan, using food and exercise type therapy while persons stayed at his institution to get well. It is fiction and reads like a literary novel. Very entertaining.
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