Fat Girl Dances with Rocks

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Spinsters Ink, 1994 - Fiction - 179 pages
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It's the summer of drinking and driving, disco and diets, fake IDs and geology, and fat 17-year-old Char is wondering if she is animal, vegetable, or mineral. What does it mean when your best friend French-braids your hair, kisses you on the lips, and leaves town? Char gets a summer job in a nursing home, and meets people with bodies and abilities as various as the textures of the rocks her friend Felice collects. Fat Girl Dances with Rocks is a novel about the many shapes of beauty: the fold of a belly, the green swelling of seedlings, the sharp edges of granite, obsidian, and flint. Fat Girl Dances with Rocks is a coming of age story. It is a coming out story, and for Char, it is a story of coming into her own body - all the way to the edges of her skin.

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User Review  - Donna Melton - Goodreads

It's been a few years since I read this. I do remember smiling and smiling after I finished. I wished I'd had it when I was an awkward teen-aged girl who liked girls and hated my body. Read full review

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Section 2
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Section 3
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