The obsession: reflections on the tyranny of slenderness

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Harper & Row, 1988 - Health & Fitness - 206 pages

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When this book was first written, eating disorders such as Anorexia Nervosa were assumed to only strike white upper and middle class women and girls. In recent times, more men and people of different ... Read full review

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When I first read 'The Obsession', I was struggling with a severe eating disorder, and thought my problem had to do with will power and discipline. 'The Obsession' was one of three books I read that ... Read full review

Contents

The Hunger Song by Kim Chernin xiii
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CONFESSIONS OF AN EATER
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THE FLESH AND THE DEVIL
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