Andrea's Voice Silenced by Bulimia: Her Story and Her Mother's Journey Through Grief Toward Understanding

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ReadHowYouWant.com, Limited, Jun 3, 2011 - 504 pages
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Vibrant, talented, strong, and beautiful, Andrea Smeltzer seemed destined for a great future. But after a one - year struggle with bulimia, she died in her sleep at age 19, catapulting her mother Doris into a wrenching but ultimately rewarding journey of discovery. This unabashed account not only speaks about one family's tragedy, but also critiques the social and personal attitudes toward our bodies and appearance that create victims like Andrea. Andrea's poetry and journal entries, combined with her mother's reflections, offer insight and understanding about a crushing disorder that afflicts far too many young people.

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Review: Andrea's Voice: Silenced by Bulimia: Her Story and Her Mother's Journey Through Grief Toward Understanding

User Review  - Erica - Goodreads

So sad! Reminded me a bit of me and mom and what I was going through the last couple of years. I wish the author had been a bit more explicit with details of her daughter's eating disorder. She was so ... Read full review

Review: Andrea's Voice: Silenced by Bulimia: Her Story and Her Mother's Journey Through Grief Toward Understanding

User Review  - Sommer - Goodreads

I finished this book in one sitting. In fact, I read until nearly 4am. It is a tragic story of a mother's loss. It is written with grace, hope, honesty and intellect. If someone you care about is ... Read full review

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