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Landwhale : on turning insults into nicknames, why body image is hard, and how diets can kiss my ass / Jes Baker.

Baker, Jes, (author.).
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  • 2 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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1 current hold with 4 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville B Bak (Text) 32604000205088 DCTPLD AD New Books Available -
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library 362.1963 BAKER (Text) 9781580056816S On Order On order -
Princeton PL - Princeton 362.196 Bak (Text) 30890000689792 New Adult Materials Upper level In process -
Switzerland Co PL - Vevay HEALTH WOMEN (Text) 33710721788078 Adult Non-Fiction: Health & Fitness Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781580056816
  • ISBN: 1580056814
  • Physical Description: xii, 253 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Seal Press, 2018.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.:
By the author of Things No One Will Tell Fat Girls and a heroine of the body image movement, an intimate, gutsy memoir about being a fat woman Jes Baker burst onto the body positivity scene when she created her own ads mocking Abercrombie & Fitch for discriminating against all body types--a move that landed her on the Today Show and garnered a loyal following for her raw, honest, and attitude-filled blog missives. Building on the manifesta power of Things, this memoir goes deeply into Jes's inner life, from growing up a fat girl to dating while fat. With material that will have readers laughing and crying along with Jes's experience, this new book is a natural fit with her irreverent, open-book style. A deeply personal take, Landwhale is a glimpse at life as a fat woman today, but it's also a reflection of the unforgiving ways our culture still treats fatness, all with Jes's biting voice as the guide.--Amazon.com.
Subject: Baker, Jes > Health.
Overweight persons > Biography.
Overweight women > Biography.
Genre: Autobiography.

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