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11.99 Hunger

From the New York Times bestselling author of Bad Feminist: a searingly honest memoir of food, weight, self-image, and learning how to feed your hunger while taking care of yourself.

“I ate and ate and ate in the hopes that if I made myself big, my body would be safe. I buried the girl I was because she ran into all kinds of trouble. I tried to erase every memory of her, but she is still there, somewhere. . . . I was trapped in my body, one that I barely recognized… (more)

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Our bodies are our stories. With Hunger, Gay takes the parts she didn’t get to write and turns them into something vigorous.

Gay says hers is not a success story because it’s not the weight-loss story our culture demands, but her breaking of her own silence, her movement from shame and self-loathing toward honoring and forgiving and caring for herself, is in itself a profound victory.

Book Details  

Publisher: Harper (June 13, 2017)

Format: EPUB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Awards: Lambda Literary Award for Bisexual Non-Fiction 2018 winner

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