The Appetites of Girls

The Appetites of Girls

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For the audience that made Commencement a New York Times bestseller comes a novel about women making their way in the world. 

Self-doubting Ruth is coddled by her immigrant mother, who uses food to soothe and control. Defiant Francesca believes her heavy frame shames her Park Avenue society mother and, to provoke her, consumes everything in sight. Lonely Opal longs to be included in her glamorous mother’s dinner dates—until a disturbing encounter forever changes… (more)

Editorial reviews (2 reviews)

The story though is not all about self-examination as it also is a biting commentary on the pressure society puts on women to look and act according to arbitrarily chosen ideals.

A beautifully written but unsatisfying tale of women finding courage.

Book Details  

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons (June 26, 2014)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 384 pages

File size: 1.2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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