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Alternate Beauty

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She couldnt change the way the world looked at her, so she changed the world.Ronnie Tremayne is a big girl with big dreams: she wa... Weiterlesen
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Beschreibung

She couldnt change the way the world looked at her, so she changed the world.Ronnie Tremayne is a big girl with big dreams: she wants to be a fashion designer. But as her model-thin mother never fails to remind her, in fashion, image is everythingand Ronnie is a size 28. When she learns that her job managing a plus-size boutique is in jeopardy because her weight is disturbing to the clientele, Ronnie loses control. After a late-night binge, she dozes off wishing for a world where fat is beautiful. When she awakens the next morningit is. Now the ideal woman, Ronnie is thrust into the spotlight. She attends the best parties. She has her mothers approval. Her boss invests in her clothing line. And the men! But as her appetite for life grows, Ronnies appetite for food shrinks. She soon becomes unrecognizableinside and out. And while navigating the giddy highs and miserable lows of this so-called perfect world, Ronnie discovers what she should have known all along: its not the size of your body that matters, but the size of your heart.Wise, witty, and compassionate, this stunning debut novel speaks to anyone who has ever engaged in the battle of the bulgeor the exasperatingly elusive pursuit of perfection.From the Trade Paperback edition.

Autorentext

Andrea Rains Waggener left a career in law to pursue a career in writing. She is now a writer of fiction and nonfiction. Her book Healthy, Wealthy, & Wise--52 Life-Changing Lessons for the 21st Century comes out in February 2005 from Hazeldon. Her weekly newspaper column, "The Up Beat"--which appears in The Daily World in Aberdeen, Washington--has inspired people for over five years to live an upbeat life. She has also struggled with the weight issue herself, ranging in her adult life from a size 8 to a size 26. (She is currently a size 12.) She lives with her husband and dog near the coast in Washington State.

Produktinformationen

Titel: Alternate Beauty
Untertitel: A Novel
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EAN: 9780553901788
ISBN: 978-0-553-90178-8
Digitaler Kopierschutz: Adobe-DRM
Format: E-Book (epub)
Herausgeber: Random House Publishing Group
Genre: Erzählende Literatur
Anzahl Seiten: 384
Veröffentlichung: 26.07.2005
Jahr: 2005
Untertitel: Englisch
Dateigrösse: 0.4 MB