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Ozersky, Colonel Sanders and the American Dream

Ozersky, Colonel Sanders and the American Dream

Food writer Josh Ozersky on Colonel Sanders, the man and the symbol.

This engrossing biography of Kentucky Fried Chicken/KFC founder Harland Sanders tells a uniquely American story of a dirt-poor striver with unlimited ambition who launched one of the world’s most successful brands—and then ended up as a mere symbol for the corporation that bought him out.

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