Fat Boy Thin Man

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Fat from an early age, the author had an obese adolescence that last into his 30s. Despite having lost more than 130 pounds three times, he weighed 365 in October 1991, when he began accepting that he might be a food addict, and undertaking the practices and treatments designed for alcoholics.

"Fat Boy Thin Man" relates what it was like to grow up fat, what it was like to experience reliable improvement in his health and lifestyle, and what about his experience relates to others. The second line of his book ...

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Overview

Fat from an early age, the author had an obese adolescence that last into his 30s. Despite having lost more than 130 pounds three times, he weighed 365 in October 1991, when he began accepting that he might be a food addict, and undertaking the practices and treatments designed for alcoholics.

"Fat Boy Thin Man" relates what it was like to grow up fat, what it was like to experience reliable improvement in his health and lifestyle, and what about his experience relates to others. The second line of his book assures readers he isn't a guru; he shares what was shared with him by others.

"Fat Boy Thin Man" will delight readers who enjoy humorous, engaging, real-life stories of redemption. But it will also serve readers who suffer, or whose loved ones suffer, with obesity that they have tried and failed to resolve repeatedly.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780982672006
  • Publisher: Fisherblue Press
  • Publication date: 7/27/2010
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 142
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.30 (d)

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  • Posted October 30, 2010

    More than a book about food

    This is more than a book about food and obesity. This is a book about anger, obsession, thievery, gambling, drugs, atheism, 54 days in a mental hospital and ultimately redemption.

    Prager is a smart guy and he is merciless when it comes to discussing his feelings and actions. He also proves in countless episodes that pain is the route of all humor. In one passage that had me cringing, Prager is sexually assaulted by a drunk Frenchman, an attack (including sloppy wet kisses and fondling), which the author attributes to his man-boobs. Soon surgically removed.

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