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The Resource The heavy : a mother, a daughter, a diet : a memoir, Dara-Lynn Weiss

The heavy : a mother, a daughter, a diet : a memoir, Dara-Lynn Weiss

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The heavy : a mother, a daughter, a diet : a memoir
Title
The heavy
Title remainder
a mother, a daughter, a diet : a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Dara-Lynn Weiss
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"As lightning-rod writer Dara Weiss explains in The Heavy, the "mommy wars" were never more clear than over the issue of her 7-year-old daughter's weight. Some moms looked down on her for "letting" Bea get clinically obese. But that's nothing compared with the scorn others offered when Dara put Bea on a strict calorie-counting diet. Some said she was clearly seeding body image issues; many others suggested the pat, "healthier" food route. The Heavy shares Weiss's harrowing and haunting family journey through Bea's considerable weight loss (Bea is no longer considered overweight), while the scrutiny and commentary swirled around them"--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
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DLC
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Weiss, Dara-Lynn
Dewey number
618.92/398
Index
no index present
LC call number
RJ399.C6
LC item number
W45 2013
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Obesity in children
  • Weight loss
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Weiss, Dara-Lynn
Label
The heavy : a mother, a daughter, a diet : a memoir, Dara-Lynn Weiss
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
17577268
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 240 p.
Isbn
9780345541345
Lccn
2012046542
Label
The heavy : a mother, a daughter, a diet : a memoir, Dara-Lynn Weiss
Publication
Control code
17577268
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 240 p.
Isbn
9780345541345
Lccn
2012046542

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