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Thin is the new happy / Valerie Frankel.

Frankel, Valerie, author. (Author).
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Peabody Public Library - Columbia City NON-FICTION 813.54 FRANKEL (Text) 30403002188704 Adult - Non-Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781250024480 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 125002448X (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: x, 243 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: Second St. martin's Griffin Edition.
  • Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2012.

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General Note: "a memoir"--cover.
Includes reading group questions.
Summary, etc.: Valerie Frankel, like most women, has spent most of her conscious life on a diet, thinking about a diet, ignoring a diet, or failing on a diet. At age eleven, her mother put Val on her first weight-loss program. As a teen, she was enrolled in Weight Watchers (for which she invented creative ditching methods). As a young woman, her world felt right only when she was able to zip a certain pair of jeans. Not wanting to pass this legacy on to her own daughters, Valerie set out to cleanse herself of her obsession. Thin Is the New Happy is the true story of one woman's quest to exorcise her bad body-image demons, to uncover the truths behind what put them there, and to learn how to truly love herself. It's a poignant, hilarious, and all-out honest account of one woman's struggle with body image--the filter through which she's always seen the world--and the way she ultimately overcame it.--From publisher description.
Subject: Frankel, Valerie.
Authors, American > 20th century > Biography.
Dieters > United States > Biography.
Weight loss > Psychological aspects.
Body image.

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