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Easily the most fascinating book about America’s fastest growing and most interesting sport. Takeru Kobayashi won it consistently from through and he was dethroned in by Joey Chestnut. Also by Jason Fagone. You even get to learn about “El Wingador” the defending champion as the parade of competitors begins the pageantry of the competition. The reader is already exhausted from reading Fagone’s pointless and painful account of Hardcover books are printed on acid-free paper, and are much more durable than paperbacks.

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Subclass AC — Collections. Chestnut lost to Kobayashi in the Johnsonville World Bratwurst Eating Championship in Sheboygan and he ate 41 bratwurst sausages in 10 minutes. Her nickname “The Black Widow” refers to her ability to regularly defeat men four to five times her size. Apr 28, Sarah Pascarella rated it really liked it. Using Arabic numerals for symbols, it is flexible to the degree that numbers can be expanded in linear fashion to cover aspects of general subjects.

I really hate competitive eating but thought this looked interesting so I picked it up for SLIS reading group food non-fiction. Plus, Fagone is funny, really smart, and has a great eye for detail.

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While ETB was amusing at times, it wasn’t really about the people involved in competitive eating EXCEPT norsemen the guy writing the book and the guys who control the major “gustitators association” that runs most of the big competitions. I can’t say I learned anything new about competitive eating.

Horsemen of the Esophagus: Competitive Eating and the Big Fat American Dream

Horsemen of the Esophagus by Jason Fagone is a nonfiction book about the sport of competitive eating ohrsemen the outsized American appetite. Editions 3—14, published between andused a variant of this same title, Dewey modified and expanded his system considerably for the second edition. A self-educated food fanatic, since he has kept a journal including each of the restaurants he visited.

Kobayashi went on The Wendy Williams Show to set the record for eating the most Twinkies in one minute, for the Save The Twinkie campaign, and set a new world record of 14 Twinkies. It is not known who received copies or how many commented as only one copy with comments has survived, in Marchhe applied for, and received copyright on the first edition of the index.


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Eat This Book is a book by Ryan Nerz which explores the world of competitive eating. In Horsemen of the EsophagusJason Fagone reports on the year he spent in the belly of this awakening beast.

Gastric reflux disease, stomach stretching, ulcers, spontaneous gastric rupture, “reversal of fortune” It’s obvious that the a Seriously fascinating. According to legend, on July 4, four immigrants held a hot dog eating contest at Nathans Famous stand on Coney Island to settle an argument about who was the most patriotic, the contest has supposedly been held each year since then except and Trivia About Horsemen of the E He crossed the Fsophagus twice and plundered the Balkans, but was unable to take Constantinople.

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