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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LibraryThing ReviewUser 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
LibraryThing ReviewUser 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