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Hunger : : A Memoir Of (My) Body

Gay, Roxane. Book - 2017 306.461 Ga, Adult Book / Nonfiction / Biography / Literary / Gay, Roxane 1 On Shelf 8 requests on 18 copies Community Rating: 3.8 out of 5

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Call Number: 306.461 Ga, Adult Book / Nonfiction / Biography / Literary / Gay, Roxane
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"Gay has written ... about food and bodies, using her own emotional and psychological struggles as a means of exploring our shared anxieties over pleasure, consumption, appearance, and health. As a woman who describes her own body as 'wildly undisciplined,' Roxane understands the tension between desire and denial, between self-comfort and self-care"--Amazon.com.

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Hungry for an Amazing Memoir? submitted by sdunav on June 16, 2018, 1:15pm Amazing memoir about hunger for love, acceptance, food, and safety, by a talented writer who grew up in a comfortably well-off family. Her parents - Haitian immigrants - unfortunately had no idea of the violent rape she endured at age 12, and the impact this had on her, body and soul. Gay examines her life and the choices she made, very deliberately and clearly, in short chapters that are sometimes hard to read, but always enlightening and thought-provoking.

Nice chance to see what it's like to walk in someone's shoes submitted by adj737 on July 7, 2018, 11:03pm Great book to help build empathy, judging on looks doesn't provide a clear picture into another's journey

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PUBLISHED
New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2017]
Year Published: 2017
Description: 306 pages ; 22 cm.
Language: English
Format: Book

ISBN/STANDARD NUMBER
0062362593
9780062362599

SUBJECTS
Gay, Roxane.
Body image.
Eating disorders.