In its concise and closely observed 130 pages, this pared back, persuasive narrative delivers a heavy burden of suffering, a little humanity and then the possibility of salvation, in the face of a terrible famine that nearly ruined the country of Finland in the mid nineteenth century. In White Hunger we have the simple brute fact of it, and the things it drives people to before they succumb to it. (The famine killed 15 to 20% of the population; a higher proportion of the book ... White Hunger.
white, married, clothed, and housed, even a bit overweight. The White House Conference on Food, Nutrition and Health was a historic meeting held at the White House in 1969, that resulted in landmark legislation. It was convened on December 2, 1969, by U.S.