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Hunger : a memoir of (my) body / Roxane Gay.

By: Gay, Roxane [author.].
Material type: TextTextEdition: First edition.Description: 306 pages ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9780062362599; 0062362593.Subject(s): Gay, Roxane | Body image | Eating disorders -- Biography | Discrimination against overweight persons -- United States | Adult child sexual abuse victims -- Biography | Sexually abused children -- Mental health | Overweight women -- Biography | African American women -- Biography | Eating disorders | Body image | PSYCHOLOGY / Psychopathology / Eating DisordersGenre/Form: Autobiographies.DDC classification: 813.6 Gay Summary: Roxane Gay addresses the experience of living in a body that she calls 'wildly undisciplined.' She casts an insightful and critical eye over her childhood, teens, and twenties -- including the devastating act of violence that was a turning point at age 12 -- and brings readers into the present and the realities, pains, and joys of her daily life. With candor, vulnerability, and authority, Roxane explores what it means to be overweight in a time when the bigger you are, the less you are seen.
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Roxane Gay addresses the experience of living in a body that she calls 'wildly undisciplined.' She casts an insightful and critical eye over her childhood, teens, and twenties -- including the devastating act of violence that was a turning point at age 12 -- and brings readers into the present and the realities, pains, and joys of her daily life. With candor, vulnerability, and authority, Roxane explores what it means to be overweight in a time when the bigger you are, the less you are seen.

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