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Elena Vanishing (Hardcover) (Elena Dunkle & Clare B. Dunkle)

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As heard on NPR's Diane Rehm Show!Seventeen-year-old Elena is vanishing. Every day means renewed determination, so every day means fewer calories. This is the story of a girl whose armor against anxiety becomes artillery against herself as she battles on both sides of a lose-lose war in a struggle with anorexia. Told entirely from Elena's perspective over a five-year period and cowritten with her mother, award-winning author Clare B. Dunkle, Elena's memoir is a fascinating and intimate look at a deadly disease, and a must read for anyone who knows someone suffering from an eating disorder.
Seventeen-year-old Elena is vanishing. Every day means renewed determination, so every day means fewer calories. This is the story of a girl whose armor against anxiety becomes artillery against herself as she battles on both sides of a lose-lose war in a struggle with anorexia. Told entirely from Elena's perspective over a five-year period and cowritten with her mother, award-winning author Clare B. Dunkle, Elena's memoir is a fascinating and intimate look at a deadly disease, and a must read for anyone who knows someone suffering from an eating disorder.
Number of Pages: 288
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: Health
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Chronicle Books Llc
Age Range: Teen
Author: Elena Dunkle & Clare B. Dunkle
Language: English
Street Date: May 19, 2015
TCIN: 16968320
UPC: 9781452121512
Item Number (DPCI): 247-43-5309
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