Wasted: A Memoir of Anorexia and Bulimia
Why would a talented young woman enter into a torrid affair with hunger, drugs, sex, and death? Through five lengthy hospital stays, endless therapy, and the loss of family, friends, jobs, and all sense of what it means to be "normal," Marya Hornbacher lovingly embraced her anorexia and bulimia -- until a particularly horrifying bout with the disease in college put the romance of wasting away to rest forever. A vivid, honest, and emotionally wrenching memoir, Wasted is the story of one woman's travels to reality's darker side -- and her decision to find her way back on her own terms.
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Review: Wasted: A Memoir of Anorexia and BulimiaUser Review - Goodreads
It's difficult to sum up my thoughts on Wasted, seeing as I'm no literary buff. There were a lot of things that bothered me about this novel. Hornbacher refers to sufferers of eating disorders as ...
Review: Wasted: A Memoir Of Anorexia And BulimiaUser Review - Michelle - Goodreads
I just wanted to respond to the reviewers who mention this book as a good way to get eating disorder tips. That can be true of basically any book on eating disorders, including medical textbooks, as ... Read full review