Skinny: A Novel
|BISAC/Subject:||FIC000000, FIC019000, FIC043000, FIC046000|
|ISBN:||9780062087331, Related ISBNs: 0062087339, 9780062020369, 9780062087331|
|Number of pages:||368,|
"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.