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Starbucked

A Double Tall Tale of Caffeine, Commerce, and Culture

by Taylor Clark

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STARBUCKED will be the first book to explore the incredible rise of the Starbucks Corporation and the caffeine-crazy culture that fueled its success. Part Fast Food Nation, part Bobos in Paradise, STARBUCKED combines investigative heft with witty cultural observation in telling the story of how the coffeehouse movement changed our everyday lives, from our evolving neighborhoods and workplaces to the ways we shop, socialize, and self-medicate.


In STARBUCKED, Taylor Clark provides an objective, meticulously reported look at the volatile issues like gentrification and fair trade that distress activists and coffee zealots alike. Through a cast of characters that includes coffee-wild hippies, business sharks, slackers, Hollywood trendsetters and more, STARBUCKED explores how America transformed into a nation of coffee gourmets in only a few years, how Starbucks manipulates psyches and social habits to snare loyal customers, and why many of the things we think we know about the coffee commodity chain are false.

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Publisher: Little, Brown and Company

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  • Release date: Nov 05, 2007

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  • ISBN: 9780316026178
  • Release date: Nov 05, 2007

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  • ISBN: 9780316026178
  • File size: 306 KB
  • Release date: Nov 05, 2007

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  • ISBN: 9780316026178
  • File size: 1390 KB
  • Release date: Nov 05, 2007

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STARBUCKED will be the first book to explore the incredible rise of the Starbucks Corporation and the caffeine-crazy culture that fueled its success. Part Fast Food Nation, part Bobos in Paradise, STARBUCKED combines investigative heft with witty cultural observation in telling the story of how the coffeehouse movement changed our everyday lives, from our evolving neighborhoods and workplaces to the ways we shop, socialize, and self-medicate.


In STARBUCKED, Taylor Clark provides an objective, meticulously reported look at the volatile issues like gentrification and fair trade that distress activists and coffee zealots alike. Through a cast of characters that includes coffee-wild hippies, business sharks, slackers, Hollywood trendsetters and more, STARBUCKED explores how America transformed into a nation of coffee gourmets in only a few years, how Starbucks manipulates psyches and social habits to snare loyal customers, and why many of the things we think we know about the coffee commodity chain are false.

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    Publisher:
    Little, Brown and Company

    Kindle Book
    Release date: Nov 05, 2007

    OverDrive Read
    ISBN: 9780316026178
    Release date: Nov 05, 2007

    EPUB eBook
    ISBN: 9780316026178
    File size: 306 KB
    Release date: Nov 05, 2007

    PDF eBook
    ISBN: 9780316026178
    File size: 1390 KB
    Release date: Nov 05, 2007

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