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Why would a talented young woman enter into a torrid affair with hunger, drugs, sex, and death? Through five lengthy hospital stays, endless therapy, and the loss of family, friends, jobs, and all sense of what it means to be "normal," Marya Hornbacher lovingly embraced her anorexia and bulimia — until a particularly horrifying bout with the disease in college put the romance of wasting away to rest forever. A vivid, honest, and emotionally wrenching memoir, Wasted is the story of one woman's travels to reality's darker side — and her decision to find her way back on her own terms.

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Marya Hornbacher is a journalist as well as a writer of fiction and memoir. Her first book, Wasted: A Memoir of Anorexia and Bulimia, has become a classic. The Center of Winter is her first novel. She lives in Minneapolis.

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meredycat, March 1, 2008 (view all comments by meredycat)
This book single handedly changed my view of bulimia. I had had the disorder for about a year, and was struggling with a seven plus year battle with anorexia when I read it. The authors direct, unapologetic memoir made me aware of how my eating disorder could hurt others, and myself. I highly recommend it!!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780060858797
Author:
Hornbacher, Marya
Publisher:
HarpPeren
Author:
by Marya Hornbacher
Author:
Hornbacher, M.
Author:
Arya
Subject:
General
Subject:
Eating Disorders
Subject:
Specific Groups - Special Needs
Subject:
Anorexia nervosa
Subject:
Personal Memoirs
Subject:
Eating Disorders - General
Subject:
Medical - General
Subject:
Medical
Subject:
Health
Subject:
Hornbacher, Marya - Health
Subject:
Anorexia nervosa - Patients - United States
Subject:
Biography - General
Subject:
Recovery and Addiction-Eating Disorders
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series:
P.S.
Publication Date:
20060131
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
7.96x5.34x.80 in. .62 lbs.

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