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Road to Wellville

T. Coraghessan Boyle

Road to Wellville

a novel

by T. Coraghessan Boyle

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Published by Viking in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

136,959

StatementT. Coraghessan Boyle.
The Physical Object
Pagination476 p. cm.
Number of Pages476
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23261528M
ISBN 100670837660

The Road to Wellville Study Questions & Topics for Discussion T. Coraghessan Boyle This Study Guide consists of approximately 8 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Road to Wellville. BOOK REVIEW / The health food gravy-train: The Road to Wellville & collected stories - T Coraghessan Boyle: Granta, pounds & pounds ZACHARY LEADER Sunday 24 October

This particular book Signposts on the Road to Wellville was multi-colored and of course has pictures on there. As we know that book Signposts on the Road to Wellville has many kinds or style. Start from kids until teens. For example Naruto or Investigator Conan you can read and believe that you are the character on there. In his fifth novel (East is East, , etc.), one of America's most exuberant satirists takes on the national obsession with health and nutritional fads. It's a perfect fit. Battle Creek, Michigan, , breakfast-food capital of the US. C.W. Post (Grape-Nuts) and the Kellogg brothers have already made their fortunes, but there's still a gold rush atmosphere in town. The inventor of the corn.

Boyle discusses his book "The Road to Wellville" in a diner in Battle Creek, Michigan. The novel is about Battle Creek's most famous resident, Dr. John Harvey Kellogg, who invented cornflakes and a radical dietary treatment that forms the comic core of Boyle's story. The Road to Wellville is a novel written by T. C. Boyle and published in This novel is titled after a booklet written by C. W. Post, the founder of a cereal business .


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The Road to Wellville is an at-times fascinating, at-times dull historical fiction Road to Wellville book John Harvey Kellogg and his cult-like following of health nuts at the turn of the century. The fascinating parts are really fascinating and the dull parts are, thankfully, not that dull, thanks to T.C.

Boyle's expertise with the English language/5. T. Boyle is undoubtedly one of America's great and iconic authors, and while the quality of his work does vary, The Road To Wellville finds him working in his sweet spot.

Like the best of his work (Water Music, World's End), this novel freely blurs the lines between historical fact and fiction, is delightfully rich in period detail, and Cited by:   The Road to Wellville (Contemporary American Fiction) - Kindle edition by Boyle, T.C.

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The Road to Wellville T. Coraghessan Boyle, Author Viking Books $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. OTHER BOOKS. THE INNER CIRCLE; The. In Wellville, at Battle Creek, eccentric rich Dr. John Harvey Kellogg (Sir Anthony Hopkins) runs a stylish health farm for the wealthy, an idea ahead of its time, based on extreme vegetarianism, neither sex, Road to Wellville book, nor even sensual stimulation, but laughing therapy and purging the "polluted" body, mainly by exercises, often in open air, vicious diet, his invention corn flakes, laxatives.

(To give you an idea of the doctor's greatness, it was his younger brother W.K., a $6-a-week hireling, who went on to found the cereal kingdom.) "The Road to Wellville," written and directed by Alan Parker from T.

Coraghessan Boyle's novel, is a hymn to American cults of hygiene, nutrition and cleanliness. Such groups have historically. Directed by Alan Parker. With Anthony Hopkins, Bridget Fonda, Matthew Broderick, John Cusack. A story about the ins and outs of one unusual health facility in the early twentieth century, run by the eccentric Dr.

John Harvey Kellogg/10(K). The Road to Wellville is a American comedy-drama film adaptation of T. Coraghessan Boyle's novel of the same name, which tells the story of the doctor and clean-living advocate John Harvey Kellogg and his methods employed at the Battle Creek Sanitarium at the beginning of the 20th century.

The film was written and directed by Alan Parker. The film stars Anthony Hopkins as Dr. Kellogg. "The Road to Wellville" is T.

Coraghessan Boyle's lightest, least fierce novel. But in the end, as a reassurance to those of us who have savored the sharpness, complexity and bitterness of his previous works, the animals still bite, the fecal matter still flies and foolishness is still on ample display. "As we understand it, 'The Road to Wellville,' the book and the movie, is a fictional, satirical account of health consciousness.

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Brimming with a Dickensian cast of characters and laced with wildly wonderful plot twists, Jane Smiley in the New York Times Book Review called The Road to Wellville "A marvel, enjoyable from beginning to end."/5(14).

Will Lightbody is a man with a stomach ailment whose only sin is loving his wife, Eleanor, too much. Eleanor is a health nut of the first stripe, and when in she journeys to Dr. John Harvey Kellogg's infamous Battle Creek Spa to live out the vegetarian ethos, poor Will goes too.

So begins T. Coraghessan Boyle's wickedly comic look at turn-of-the-century fanatics in search of the magic 3/5(3). Buy a cheap copy of The Road to Wellville book by T.

Coraghessan Boyle. Used Paperback in good condition with a few bends and marks on the front cover with a few pages folded over on the corners. Free shipping over $Cited by: Free download or read online The Road to Wellville pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by T.C.

Boyle. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this fiction, historical story are Dr John Harvey Kellogg, George Kellogg/5. The Road to Wellville satirizes the American obsession with health and fitness through a lampoon of the physical culture movement at the beginning of the twentieth century.

InJohn Harvey. Books similar to The Road to Wellville The Road to Wellville. by T. Coraghessan Boyle. avg. rating Ratings. Will Lightbody is a man with a stomach ailment whose only sin is loving his wife, Eleanor, too much.

Eleanor is a health nut of the first stripe, and. Compare book prices from overbooksellers. Find The Road to Wellville () by Boyle, T.C/5(K). Adapted by writer/director Alan Parker from the novel by T. Coraghessan Boyle, The Road to Wellville boasts a stellar cast, amusing period detail, and enough surreally grotesque set pieces to power any two David Cronenberg films.

The humor may be of the toilet variety, but it serves persuasively and enjoyably to mock the "progressive" ideal of. BOYLE, T. Coraghessan. The Road to Wellville. Original gilt-pictorial leather, raised spine bands, marbled endpapers, silk book ribbon, A.e.g.

Franklin Center, PA: The Franklin Library, First edition of unstated limitation. Signed by the author on limitation page. Contains a special message from the author not in any other edition. About The Road to Wellville.

Will Lightbody is a man with a stomach ailment whose only sin is loving his wife, Eleanor, too much. Eleanor is a health nut of the first stripe, and when in she journeys to Dr. John Harvey Kellogg’s infamous Battle Creek Spa to live out the vegetarian ethos, poor Will goes too. The Road to Wellville is filled with characters like the strangers you might meet at a Halloween party.

They seem charmingly eccentric at first, dressed in .The Road to Wellville is a American comedy-drama film adaptation of T. Coraghessan Boyle's novel of the same name, which tells the story of the doctor and clean-living advocate John Harvey Kellogg and his methods employed at the Battle Creek Sanitarium at the beginning of the 20th Century.