Such a Pretty Fat: One Narcissist's Quest to Discover If Her Life Makes Her Ass Look Big, or Why Pie Is Not the Answer by Jen Lancaster | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Such a Pretty Fat: One Narcissist's Quest to Discover If Her Life Makes Her Ass Look Big, or Why Pie Is Not the Answer

Such a Pretty Fat: One Narcissist's Quest to Discover If Her Life Makes Her Ass Look Big, or Why Pie Is Not the Answer

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by Jen Lancaster
     
 

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A NOTE FROM JEN LANCASTER:

"To whom the fat rolls…I'm tired of books where a self-loathing heroine is teased to the point where she starves herself skinny in hopes of a fabulous new life. And I hate the message that women can't possibly be happy until we all fit into our skinny jeans. I don't find these stories uplifting; they make me want to

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A NOTE FROM JEN LANCASTER:

"To whom the fat rolls…I'm tired of books where a self-loathing heroine is teased to the point where she starves herself skinny in hopes of a fabulous new life. And I hate the message that women can't possibly be happy until we all fit into our skinny jeans. I don't find these stories uplifting; they make me want to hug these women and take them out for fizzy champagne drinks and cheesecake and explain to them that until they figure out their insides, their outsides don't matter. Unfortunately, being overweight isn't simply a societal issue that can be fixed with a dose healthy of positive self-esteem. It’s a health matter, and here on the eve of my fortieth year, I've learned I have to make changes so I don't, you know, die. Because what good is finally being able to afford a pedicure if I lose a foot to adult onset diabetes?"

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"Jen Lancaster is like David Sedaris with pearls and a super-cute handbag."
-Jennifer Coburn, author
Jen Lancaster wants to debunk the idea that the road to happiness is paved with skinny jeans and perky self-esteem. The way she sees it, fat isn't an ego crisis; it's a health issue. This hilarious, outrageously candid memoir describes her ongoing battles with savory desserts, "skinny bitches," and weird weight loss gurus. A perfect pratfall follow-up to Bright Lights, Big Ass.
Chicago Sun-Times
She's bitchy and sometimes plain old mean, but she's absolutely hilarious.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780451223890
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
05/06/2008
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
487,933
Product dimensions:
7.98(w) x 5.36(h) x 0.82(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Jen Lancaster is the author of Bitter is the New Black. She has lived in Chicago for ten years with her husband and pets, and has yet to get the hang of the subway or returning library books in a timely manner. Visit www.jennsylvania.com

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