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User Review  - kissmeimgone - LibraryThing

A well written memoir that I was unable to put down. Marya Hornbacher doesn't sugar coat anything in this book, I could really relate and gain insight. I definitely recommend this book. Read full review

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User Review  - lahochstetler - LibraryThing

Marya Hornbacher was severely anorexic and bulimic from the age of nine into her college years. In this memoir she attempts to explain the experience of having an eating disorder. The picture is grim ... Read full review


User Review  - sociallyalienated - Borders

Marya Hornbacher's memoir has been, honestly, a blessing to me in my struggle with both eating disorders. It has let me know that someone could go that far and still come back from it, not unscathed ... Read full review

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User Review  - BookGirl627 - Borders

I loved this memoir. I felt for her and could completely relate having been in her shoes not too long ago. I was hooked from page one to the last word in the book. I would love to see more from her ... Read full review

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User Review  - Cecilturtle - LibraryThing

A powerful look at bulimia and anorexia as lived by the author. Using alternatively creative, poetic language and harsh facts, Hornbacher sets out - and succeeds - to demystify the romantic aesthetics ... Read full review

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User Review  - stixnstones004 - LibraryThing

This book should be read by every grade school girl and every woman in Western civilization, if not the world. Along with being very well written, it is a haunting critique on the ramifications of our ... Read full review

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User Review  - caycespeck - LibraryThing

An absolutely amazing account of a woman who dealt with eating disorders and still deals with them. She describes everything from how it began, being hospitalized several times, and trying to recover ... Read full review

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User Review  - Angelic55blonde - LibraryThing

This is a great book. Myra Hornbacher is brutally honest in this memoir. She doesn't sugarcoat anything and shows the reader the truely ugly and dangerous side to eating disorders. It a book every ... Read full review

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User Review  - The_Butterfly_Girl - LibraryThing

Like most have said, this book is *EXTREMELY* triggering. It is not a novel I would recommend for anyone who beginning the recovery process from an eating disorder nor do I recommend it for someone ... Read full review

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User Review  - msmalnick - LibraryThing

Although, thankfully, I could not relate to the severity of the author's disease, I still loved this book. The writing is strong and the story is amazing. This woman is lucky to be alive, not only ... Read full review

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