Anorexia: A Stranger in the Family

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Katie Metcalfe takes readers through the daily struggle with this potentially lethal obsession. It is a harrowing account of her triumphs and tragedies on the long road to recovery after being hospitalized at 15. We learn of Katie's constant battle with 'the voice' when her pride at improving her health is overshadowed by the fear of over eating. It is a story of a young girl at war with herself and anyone who fights to keep her alive. However, Katie Metcalfe's book is more than a personal journey - it is the story of the impact of her illness on her family. With remarkable candour Katie's parents and siblings tell of the shocking impact on close relatives - when anorexia creates a stranger in the family. Katie's honesty combined with her talent for writing, gives a real sense of the horror of anorexia and its power to dominate lives. It is a true account of a family's hard won victory over a disease that kills.
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Publisher
Simon and Schuster
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Published on
Oct 18, 2012
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Pages
304
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ISBN
9781681469041
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Language
English
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Genres
Psychology / Psychopathology / Eating Disorders
Self-Help / Eating Disorders & Body Image
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This content is DRM protected.
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