Wasted

Wasted : A Memoir of Anorexia and Bulimia

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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.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 298 pages
  • 134.62 x 200.66 x 22.86mm | 294.83g
  • HarperCollins Publishers Inc
  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Trade Paperback.
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0060858796
  • 9780060858797
  • 60,870

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