Biography of An Out-of-this-world Snack

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Baker & Taylor
A history of the MoonPie explores its hazy origins, provides personal anecdotes about the marshmallow sandwich, and takes readers on a tour of the bakery where it has been made for ninety years.

Independent Publishing Group
The story of the iconic MoonPie provides the framework for this unusual historical biography of the South and its most revered snack. Developed in 1917 in response to coal miners' request for a filling—yet portable—snack, the MoonPie quickly became a favorite treat countrywide, with particular appeal in the South. This clever narrative chronicles the long and arduous path the lunar confection has traveled during the past 75 years—including bouts with economic depression, war, recessions, conglomerate competition, and changing generational tastes—and its enduring popularity almost a century later.

Publisher: Lookout Mountain, TN : Jefferson Press, [2006]
Copyright Date: ©2006
ISBN: 9780971897489
Branch Call Number: 641.53 MAGEE
Characteristics: ix, 182 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 20 cm


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