Hope and Other Luxuries

Hope and Other Luxuries: A Mother's Life with a Daughter's Anorexia

Non-Fiction, Health & Lifestyle, Illnesses & Conditions
Hardback Published on: 19/05/2015
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Synopsis

Clare Dunkle seemed to have an ideal life—two beautiful, high-achieving teenage daughters, a loving husband and a satisfying and successful career as a children's book novelist. But it's when you let down your guard that the ax falls. Just after one daughter successfully conquered her depression, another daughter developed a life-threatening eating disorder.Co-published with Elena Vanishing, the memoir of her daughter, this is the story—told in brave, beautifully written and unflinchingly honest prose—of one family's fight against a deadly disease, from an often ignored but important perspective: the mother of the anorexic.

  • Publisher: Chronicle Books
  • ISBN: 9781452121567
  • Number of pages: 464
  • Weight: 910g
  • Dimensions: 170 x 230 x 38 mm

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