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Candyfreak - A Journey Through the Chocolate Underbelly of America

Steve Almond

Perhaps you remember The Marathon, Oompahs, Bit-O-Choc, or Kit Kat Dark. Where did they go? Driven by his obsession, stubborn idealism, and the promise of free candy, self-confessed candyfreak Steve Almond takes off on a quest to discover candy's origins in America, to explore little companies that continue to get by on pluck and perseverance, and to witness the glorious excess of candy manufacturing. By turns ecstatic, comic, and bittersweet, Candyfreak is the story of how Steve Almond grew up on candy—and how, for better and worse, candy has grown up too.

Perhaps you remember The Marathon, Oompahs, Bit-O-Choc, or Kit Kat Dark. Where did they go? Driven by his obsession, stubborn idealism, and the promise of free candy, self-confessed candyfreak Steve Almond takes off on a quest to discover candy's origins in America, to explore little companies that continue to get by on pluck and perseverance, and to witness the glorious excess of candy manufacturing. By turns ecstatic, comic, and bittersweet, Candyfreak is the story of how Steve Almond grew up on candy—and how, for better and worse, candy has grown up too.
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Perhaps you remember The Marathon, Oompahs, Bit-O-Choc, or Kit Kat Dark. Where did they go? Driven by his obsession, stubborn idealism, and the promise of free candy, self-confessed candyfreak Steve Almond takes off on a quest to discover candy's origins in America, to explore little companies that continue to get by on pluck and perseverance, and to witness the glorious excess of candy manufacturing. By turns ecstatic, comic, and bittersweet, Candyfreak is the story of how Steve Almond grew up on candy—and how, for better and worse, candy has grown up too.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Oliver Wyman

Length:

6h 44m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Introduction
Introduction

12:23


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

45:15


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

37:12


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

30:22


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

29:51


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

27:46


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

22:03


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

29:00


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

40:44


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

36:47


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

50:42


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

20:48


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

21:55


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

00:11