Appetites: On the Search for True Nourishment

Appetites: On the Search for True Nourishment

by Geneen Roth
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DIANE Publishing Company

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Appetites: On the Search for True Nourishment

Explores the process of questioning what was at the core of the authors own life, her ultimate return to good health, & the new & unexpected ways she found to nourish herself & those she has loved & worked with. Looks into womens friendships & what happens when they change; the longing for success & affirmation for ones work; the conflicting emotions a woman can have when she considers whether or not to have a child; the longing for a safe place to live & build toward the future. A story of friends & women with whom the author has worked as theyve questioned the meaning of success, thinness, friendship, & fulfillment.

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ISBN-13: 9780788157745
Publisher: DIANE Publishing Company
Publication date: 10/28/1998
Pages: 245
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.70(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

AppetitesPrologue: The Places We Search

1. The Size of My Body, The Size of My LIfe

2. The Hunger to be Valued

3. Parallel Lives, Part 1: Losing My Hair

4. When Someone Believes in You

5. Women's Friendship: A Conspiracy of Hunger

6. To Have or Have Not: Nourishment and Self-Denial
7. Parallel Lives, Part 2: On Happiness and Joy

8. The Longing for a Safe Place

Epilogue: Seven Rememberances

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