BN.com Gift Guide

Lost and Found: Unexpected Revelations about Food and Money

( 8 )
Sending request ...

Overview

Unabridged, 5 CDs, 6 hours

Read by the author

The #1 New York Times-bestselling author of Women Food and God explores how emotional issues with money mirror those with food and dieting.

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

From Barnes & Noble

In an interview, Geneen Roth (Women, Food, and God) noted that our relationship with food goes much deeper than health concerns: "It's not just about what you put in your mouth. Food is both concrete and metaphorical—it's something we deal with every day, but it can also be a doorway that leads into the hidden rooms of our lives." In Lost and Food, what we eat and the food we choose to buy are revealed as doorways into our relationship with money and how we feel about being alive. As in her previous books, Roth draws unashamedly on her personal experiences to illuminate the subject at the end of her fork.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781410436351
  • Publisher: Gale Group
  • Publication date: 4/1/2011
  • Edition description: Large Print Edition
  • Pages: 261
  • Product dimensions: 5.80 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Geneen Roth

Geneen Roth is a writer and a teacher who has gained international prominence through her work in the field of eating disorders. She is the founder of the Breaking Free workshops, which she has conducted nationwide since 1979. She is also the author of Feeding the Hungry Heart, Breaking Free from Compulsive Eating, and When Food is Love. A frequent guest on television and radio programs, she has written for and been featured in Tie, Ms., New Woman, Family Circle, and Cosmopolitan. Her poetry and short stories have been published in numerous anthologies. Born in New York City, she now lives in northern California.

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Prologue: What Was Lost 1

I The Way We Eat is the Way We Spend

1 Only Kindness 13

2 On a Shopping Binge 31

3 Hyperventilating at Target 45

4 Dieting and Bingeing, Budgeting and Splurging 61

5 Stealing Pleasure 85

6 Free Money and Other Fabulous Myths 97

II Cash and Consciousness

7 Being Saved and Saving 111

8 Giving and Receiving 125

9 Enough Isn't a Quantity 141

10 Motherlove and Fathercash 157

11 Women and Money 171

Epilogue: What Was Found 189

Acknowledgments 205

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Average Rating 4.5
( 8 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(5)

4 Star

(2)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(1)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews
  • Anonymous

    Posted March 26, 2011

    I Also Recommend:

    Who Knew?

    I am sitting here amazed and it has been only a few hours since I finished this book. It is uncanny the way Geneen Roth tapped into everything that I have been going through in my "relationship" with money. There has only been one other book that has made me feel like this. It's call "When God Stopped Keeping Score." That book too is just as good.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews

If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
Why is this product inappropriate?
Comments (optional)