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LocationClark County
Call No363.19 Zaid
TitleIngredients : the strange chemistry of what we put in us and on us / George Zaidan ; illustrated (poorly) by the author.
AuthorZaidan, George. author, illustrator.
Total Circ1
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StatusLocationBarcodeCall NoCreated OnIssue NameCirc StatusTemp Loc
 Clark County30293101851728363.19 Zaid9/4/2020 AvailableClark County

Catalog Details

International Standard Book Number 9781524744274
International Standard Book Number 1524744271
International Standard Book Number 9781524744298
International Standard Book Number 1524744298
Personal Name Zaidan, George. author, illustrator.
Title Statement Ingredients : the strange chemistry of what we put in us and on us / George Zaidan ; illustrated (poorly) by the author.
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice [New York] : Dutton, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, 2020.
Physical Description xvi, 299 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Bibliography, Etc. Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note Processed food is bad for you, right? -- Plants are trying to kill you -- Microbes are trying to eat your food -- The smoking gun, or what certainty looks like -- Sunburnt to a crisp, or what less certainty looks like -- Is coffee the elixir of life or blood of the devil? -- Associations, or the grapes of math -- What's that public pool smell made of? -- You're late for a very important date -- So what do I do?
Summary, Etc. "Cheese puffs. Coffee. Sunscreen. Vapes. George Zaidan reveals what will kill you, what won't, and why-explained with high-octane hilarity, hysterical hijinks, and other things that don't begin with the letter H. Ingredients offers the perspective of a chemist on the stuff we eat, drink, inhale, and smear on ourselves. Apart from the burning question of whether you should eat that Cheeto, Zaidan explores a range of topics"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Food Composition.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Nutrition.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Diet.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Chemicals Popular works.

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