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Lost and Found: Unexpected Revelations about Food and Money

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

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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.

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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.

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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

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 26, 2011

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    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.

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