Life Size Author:Jenefer Shute For me, foods only interest lies in how little I need, how strong I am, how well I can resist..... — Thus begins Josie's self-rationalization in this searing first novel that describes the inner life of a young woman who is starving herself. Weighing 67 pounds, Josie finds herself in a hospital where she rages against all forms of treatment for ... more »her anorexia. We are drawn deep inside Josie's painful obsession as we witness her struggle to escape.
Written with alarming candor and accuracy, Life Size takes us on the terrifying journey of an attractive over achiever whose world shrinks as she loses all perspective in the process of perfecting herself. It is a deeply affecting story for anyone whose life is diminished by the tyranny of thinness.« less