Poisoned: The True Story of the Deadly E. Coli Outbreak That Changed the Way Americans Eat (Paperback)

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"Your perfect beach book has arrived. With "Poisoned," Jeff Benedict manages to deliver the full literary experience of a medico-legal thriller in a work of nonfiction that, fortuitously enough, could not be more relevant to recent headlines.""The New York Times"

In this riveting work of narrative nonfiction, award-winning journalist and best-selling author Jeff Benedict chronicles the events surrounding the biggest food-poisoning epidemic in US history and how this unprecedented crisis sparked public awareness about unsanitary practices in the fast food industry. "Poisoned" draws on access to confidential documents and exclusive interviews with the real-life characters at the center of the drama.

Jeff Benedict is considered one of America's top nonfiction writers. He is the author of nine books including bestsellers "Little Pink House," "Without Reservation," and "Pros and Cons." His reporting has been the basis of feature segments on "60 Minutes," ABC's "20/20," "Dateline NBC," HBO's "Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel," and the Discovery Channel. He is a contributor to "Sports Illustrated" and the "Deseret News," and his articles have been published in "The New York Times," "Los Angeles Times," "Newsweek," and the "Hartford Courant." He has a law degree and is a distinguished professor of English at Southern Virginia University.

About the Author


Jeff Benedict is considered one of America's top non-fiction writers. He is the author of nine books including bestsellers "Little Pink House," "Without Reservation," and "Pros and Cons." His reporting has been the basis of feature segments on "60 Minutes," ABC's "20/20," "Dateline NBC," HBO's "Real Sports," and the Discovery Channel. He is a contributor for "Sports Illustrated" and "The Deseret News" and his articles have also been published in "The New York Times," "Los Angeles Times," "Newsweek" and "The Hartford Courant." He has a law degree and is a Distinguished Professor of English at Southern Virginia University.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780984954353
ISBN-10: 098495435X
Publisher: February Books
Publication Date: May 14th, 2013
Pages: 314
Language: English