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Skinny: A Novel

Authors: Spechler, Diana
Publisher: Harper Perennial
BISAC/Subject: FIC000000, FIC019000, FIC043000, FIC046000
ISBN: 9780062087331, Related ISBNs: 0062087339, 9780062020369, 9780062087331
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 368,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: Skinnywill be my go-to recommendation all year for anyone who wants smart, endearing,beautifully written women's fiction." —Allison Winn Scotch, New York Times bestselling author of TheOne That I Want and Time of My Life

"Spechler…transcends melodrama and clichewith striking sensitivity and delicate touch." —Boston Globe

To escape thegrief she feels following her father’s death, twenty-six year old Brooklynite Gray Lachmann becomesa counselor at a summer camp for overweight children, where she discovers shehas her own demons to battle both emotionally and physically. In Skinny, the ambitious, accomplished, anddarkly  humorous second novel fromreader-favorite Diana Spechler—author of Who ByFire and acontributor to Rumpus Women Volume 1—a vividly realized cast of characters mustcome to terms with eating disorders, buried secrets, and the trials of growingup.

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