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Author Lancaster, Jen, 1967-

Title Such a pretty fat : one narcissist's quest to discover if her life makes her ass look big, or why pie is not the answer / Jen Lancaster.

Imprint New York : New American Library, c2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  813.6 L221Bl 2008    ---  Available
Description 379 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents Like I haven't heard that before -- Pack your knives and go, Mom -- Talking (terrible) turkey -- Two fat people admit defeat -- Lookin' good and feelin' fine? not so much -- Shame con queso -- I wish I could quit you, Olive Garden -- Gentlemen, start your cheeesecakes -- It seemed like a good idea at the time -- Careful what you wish for -- I like New York in June; how about you? -- Less talk-y, more drive-y -- Reaching critical (M)Ass -- Baby steps -- Metamorpha-sissy -- Gym dandy -- Et tu, Valerie Bertinelli? -- Enough with the cake already; god! -- Swim it out, bitch -- The n-a-k-e-d truth -- By the numbers -- Epilogue.
Summary Unfortunately, being overweight isn't simply a societal issue that can be fixed with a dose healthy of positive self-esteem. It's a health matter, and on the eve of her fortieth year, Lancaster learns to make changes. Because what good is finally being able to afford a pedicure if you lose a foot to adult onset diabetes?
Subject Lancaster, Jen, 1967-
Authors, American -- 21st century -- Biography.
Overweight women -- Humor.
ISBN 0451223896
Standard No. IG# 9780451223890

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