REEFER MADNESS by Eric Schlosser
...AND OTHER TALES FROM THE AMERICAN UNDERGROUND

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Eric, Schlosser, author of Fast Food Nation, explores the hidden side of the marijuana industry.
 

About Eric Schlosser

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Eric Schlosser, a contributing editor at the Atlantic Monthly, won a National Magazine Award for an article he wrote on strawberry picking for that magazine. His work has been nominated for several other National Magazine Awards and for the Loeb Award for business journalism.
 
Published April 1, 2004 by Mariner Books. 328 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Political & Social Sciences, Literature & Fiction, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Law & Philosophy. Fiction

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Another significant cash crop, handpicked strawberries, keeps Mexican pickers and California growers in a symbiotic embrace, so long as the pickers stay migrant and undocumented.

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But while Schlosser does put forth forceful and unique market-based arguments, he isn't the first to take aim at the nation's drug laws and the puritanical hypocrisy that seeks to jail pornographers while permitting indentured servitude in California's strawberry fields.

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(Houghton Mifflin, $23) BOTTOM LINE: Fascinating notes from the underground TALKING WITH...IAN McEWAN When fans talk to Ian McEwan about Atonement, winner of the 2002 National Book Critics Circle Award and PEOPLE's pick for last year's best novel, they often call it "the most extraordinary ...

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