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Horsemen of the Esophagus

Competitive Eating and the Big Fat American Dream

by Jason Fagone

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  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Three Rivers Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cultural And Social Anthropology,
  • Popular Culture,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • General,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Social Science / Popular Culture,
  • Popular Culture - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9714295M
    ISBN 100307237397
    ISBN 109780307237392
    OCLC/WorldCa145623761

    With forays into the gastrointestinal mechanics of the alimentary canal ("it's what unbuilds the world to build you," but, hey, you can skip that part if you like), the techniques and tricks of the experienced gurgitators (pouring a little club soda on top of high-carb foods makes them easier to swallow), and the historical roots of the. The esophagus is a muscular tube connecting the throat (pharynx) with the stomach. The esophagus is about 8 inches long, and is lined by moist pink tissue called mucosa. The esophagus runs behind.

      Both books, "Horsemen of the Esophagus," by the pasta, and "Eat This Book," by the pastry, raise a toast to the individual "gurgitators" who down . I've written about science, sports, and culture for Wired, GQ, Men's Journal, Esquire, , The New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic, Slate, Philadelphia, and the edition of The Best American Sports Writing.A few years ago, I wrote a book called "Horsemen of the Esophagus," about competitive eating and the American dream/5.

    The esophagus is a hollow muscular tube that transports saliva, liquids, and foods from the mouth to the stomach. When the patient is upright, the esophagus is usually between 25 to 30 centimeters. Buy the Horsemen of the Esophagus ebook. This acclaimed book by Jason Fagone is available at in several formats for your eReader. Search. In Horsemen of the Esophagus, Jason Fagone reports on the year he spent in the belly of this awakening beast.


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"Jason Fagone's Horsemen of the Esophagus is an inspired, hilarious and–more than occasionally–frightening look at the uniquely American phenomenon of competitive eating.

As the grilled cheeses, the chili, and the oysters disappear down the hatch at a shocking rate, Fagone redefines the phrase fast food and finds in competitive eating a not-entirely-reassuring metaphor for American life/5(12).

On the face of it, Horsemen of the Esophagus has everything going for it - I mean, a behind the scenes look at the competitive eating circuit, written by a guy named by the I can devour a good book on food lit - work and other commitments notwithstanding - over a couple of days/5.

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In Horsemen of the Esophagus, Jason Fagone reports on the year he spent in the belly of this awakening beast. Fagone’s trek takes him to 27 eating contests on two continents, from the World Grilled Cheese Eating Championship in Venice Beach, California, to Nagoya, Japan, where he pursues an interview with the legendary Takeru Kobayashi.

Horsemen of the Esophagus: Competitive Eating and the Big Fat American Dream by Jason Fagone. The book is good though. I loved writing it. The image at left is the Crown paperback.

In the UK, Yellow Jersey released the book under a different title (they called it INSATIABLE) and Random House Kodansha translated the book into Japanese.

From the May issue of the Atlantic Monthly, here’s a 6,word excerpt from HORSEMEN. Editorial Reviews "Jason Fagone's Horsemen of the Esophagus is an inspired, hilarious and–more than occasionally–frightening look at the uniquely American phenomenon of competitive eating. As the grilled cheeses, the chili, and the oysters disappear down the hatch at a shocking rate, Fagone redefines the phrase fast food and finds in competitive eating a not-entirely-reassuring Brand: Crown Publishing Group.

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