Landwhale

Landwhale

Why Insults Are Really Just Cute Nicknames, Body Image Is Hard, and Diets Can Kiss My Ass

Paperback - 2018 | First edition.
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By the author of Things No One Will Tell Fat Girls and a heroine of the body image movement, an intimate, gutsy memoir about being a fat woman
Jes Baker burst onto the body positivity scene when she created her own ads mocking Abercrombie & Fitch for discriminating against all body types--a move that landed her on the Today Show and garnered a loyal following for her raw, honest, and attitude-filled blog missives.
Building on the manifesta power of Things , this memoir goes deeply into Jes's inner life, from growing up a fat girl to dating while fat. With material that will have readers laughing and crying along with Jes's experience, this new book is a natural fit with her irreverent, open-book style.
A deeply personal take, Landwhale is a glimpse at life as a fat woman today, but it's also a reflection of the unforgiving ways our culture still treats fatness, all with Jes's biting voice as the guide.
Publisher: New York : Seal Press, 2018.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9781580056816
1580056814
Branch Call Number: 362.196398
Characteristics: xii, 253 pages ; 21 cm

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