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Title:
Going hungry : writers on desire, self-denial, and overcoming anorexia
Author:
Taylor, Kate, 1979-
Publication Information:
New York : Anchor Books, [2008]

©2008
Physical Description:
xliv, 306 pages ; 21 cm
Summary:
Nineteen writers describe their eating disorders from the distance of recovery, exposing as never before the anorexic's self-enclosed world.
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction / Kate Taylor -- Hunger striking / Maura Kelly -- To poison an ideal / Ilana Kurshan -- Daughters of the diet revolution / Jennifer Egan -- On thin ice / Francine du Plessix Gray -- Hungry men / John Nolan -- Black-and-white thinking / Latria Graham -- Education of the poet / Louise Glück -- Big little / Priscilla Becker -- The ghost of Gordolfo Gelatino / Rudy Ruiz -- Earthly imprefections / Lisa Halliday -- Little fish in a big sea / Sarah Haight -- How the faeries caught me / Francesca Lia Block -- The voice / Trisha Gura -- Finding home / Maya Browne -- Shape-shifting / Amanda Fortini -- Earning life / Clara Elliott -- Modeling school / Elizabeth Kadetsky -- Thirty years later, still watching the scale / Joyce Maynard.
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ISBN:
9780307278340
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Book

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