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Hunger : a memoir of (my) body

Author: Roxane Gay
Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biography
Named Person: Roxane Gay; Roxane Gay
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roxane Gay
ISBN: 9780062362599 0062362593 9780062569714 0062569716
OCLC Number: 918590664
Description: 306 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Roxane Gay.

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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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