Big girl [electronic resource] : A Novel. Danielle Steel.
- ISBN: 9780440339526 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Date Published: 2010.
|Summary, etc.:|| In this heartfelt, incisive novel, Danielle Steel celebrates the virtues of unconventional beauty while exploring deeply resonant issues of weight, self-image, sisterhood, and family. A chubby little girl with ordinary looks, Victoria Dawson has always felt out of place in her family, especially in body-conscious L.A. While her parents and sister can eat anything and not gain an ounce, Victoria must watch everything she eats, as well as endure her father's belittling comments about her body and see her academic achievements go unacknowledged. Ice cream and oversized helpings of all the wrong foods give her comfort, but only briefly. The one thing she knows is that she has to get away from home, and after college in Chicago, she moves to New York City. Landing her dream job as a high school teacher, Victoria loves working with her students and wages war on her weight at the gym. Despite tension with her parents, Victoria remains close to her younger sister,...
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. New York : Delacorte Press, 2010. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2171 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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