The Diary of the Other Health Freak

The Diary of the Other Health Freak

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When Susie's diary first appeared, the atmosphere in the Payne household was somewhat strained: Pete made some very rude comments (although he was secretly impressed); there was a frosty reception from both parents; and one ex-boyfriend changed his name and went to live in Borneo. Bovril just smiled enigmatically, secretly relishing the thought of what would happen if she wrote a cat's-eye view of what the Payne family really got up to. But then the phone started to ring and the letters flooded in: Pete began to enjoy basking in reflected glory; her parents started recommending it to their friends, and new boyfriends appeared. Teenagers all over the world said, 'Great! Is there any more?' So Susie has at last agreed to publish this full, uncensored version. Here is everything you need know about sex, romance, anorexia, glandular fever, death, AIDS, dieting, taking exams, animal rights, contraception, divorce, coping with stress, and many things besides. This book is intended for teenagers, parents, teachers.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 110 x 170mm | 134g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • line drawings
  • 0192861832
  • 9780192861832

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Sex, depression, anorexia, boyfriends...and much much more ...well worth a peek if you want a good titter while you sunbathe. Just Seventeen From her crushes on boys to her despair about her exams, the pre-occupations of a teenager are covered in a light-hearted way, but with plenty of sensible advice. Independentshow more

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