Starving for Affection: A Journey of Eating Disorders, Drugs, and Sex

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Starving for Affection-a journey of eating disorders, drugs, and sex is based on a true story. Using a first-person narrative, it covers the period from a young girl's adolescence to her early twenties. It is a vivid retelling of how she dealt with being a fat girl in a society that celebrated thinness. Bulimia and amphetamines were her solution for over 15 years. They are graphically described and include the causes and effects of the twin addictions. Her secret has cost her years of her life. Her personal story...
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Overview

Starving for Affection-a journey of eating disorders, drugs, and sex is based on a true story. Using a first-person narrative, it covers the period from a young girl's adolescence to her early twenties. It is a vivid retelling of how she dealt with being a fat girl in a society that celebrated thinness. Bulimia and amphetamines were her solution for over 15 years. They are graphically described and include the causes and effects of the twin addictions. Her secret has cost her years of her life. Her personal story is a cautionary tale for girls who will do anything to fit in, to be accepted, to be included in today's world of slender bodies
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  • ISBN-13: 9781440111518
  • Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/28/2008
  • Pages: 252
  • Sales rank: 798,038
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.57 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 16, 2013

    Aweful and completely unrealistic.

    This "book" was a never ending tall tale about a girl who was incessantly bullied for her weight. It was a string of unrealistic events that made no sense and completely far fetched. These things would never happen in real life.

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