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Thin Critically Acclaimed For Girl Culture And Fast Forward, Lauren Greenfield Continues Her Exploration Of Contemporary Female Culture With Thin, A Groundbreaking Book About Eating Disorders Greenfield S Photographs Are Paired With Extensive Interviews And Journal Entries From Twenty Girls And Women Who Are Suffering From Various Afflictions We MeetYear Old Brittany, Who Is Convinced That Being Thin Is The Only Way To Gain Acceptance Among Her Peers Alisa, A Divorced Mother Of Two Whose Hatred Of Her Body Is Manifested In Her Relentless Compulsion To Purge Shelly, Who Has Been Battling Anorexia For Six Years And Has Had A Feeding Tube Surgically Implanted In Her Stomach As Well As Many Others Alongside These Personal Stories Are Essays On The Sociology And Science Of Eating Disorders By Renowned Researchers Joan Jacobs Brumberg, Dr David Herzog, And Dr Michael Strober These Intimate Photographs, Frank Voices, And Thoughtful Discussions Combine To Make Thin Not Only The First Book Of Its Kind But Also A Portrait Of Profound Understanding


10 thoughts on “Thin

  1. says:

    This book makes me so mad.Renfrew is a horrible treatment center I can t even believe the people running that place areprofessionals Those poor girls that go there You can t blame them for getting worse after they leave They go their for help


  2. says:

    Tidier, probably lengthy review to come But it s important.Worth reading but has its issues, though they don t come from the book itself so much as its implications In short and this goes for both the documentary and accompanying book Positive Grea


  3. says:

    I don t agree with Renfrew s treatment Wth would you force someone with an eating disorder to eat junk food These girls and women need to learn proper ways of eating And I understand why they don t allow exercise, but because they ar...


  4. says:

    I think that this book would really appeal to teenage girls, seeing as anorexia and body image are such common problems with this age group The pictures are gripping and the way in which the story is told through first person accounts of anorexic girls and the


  5. says:

    The relationship between food, emotions, and women s bodies, my goodness I didn t intend to be in the library forthan fifteen minutes but the cover of this book grabbed my attention and, soon enough, I was planted at a desk completely engrossed in the photos and sto


  6. says:

    Really powerful and devastating book that explores Eating Disorders and the girls suffering from them It follows four main girls, but also tells the stories of many, many other women being treated at Renfrew, an inpatient treatment centre for people with eating disorders


  7. says:

    Grade BTHIN is a photo essay coffee table book profiling twenty girls from are free Coral Gables, a world renowned eating disorder clinic The teens and women profiled through photographs, interviews and journal entries tell their struggles with varying degrees of insight and in


  8. says:

    Thin is a conflicting book for me A photographic essay set at the Renfrew Centre and curated by Lauren Greenfield presents a series of trauma narratives intended to highlight how eating disorders do not discriminate Much has been made of the access Greenfield was afforded to the live


  9. says:

    this is the companion book to the HBO documentary with the same title having just watched the doc again, i have to say, i like the book so muchwhile it is a sort of supplement you get to seeinto the lives of the girls than i felt you did in the film there are excerpts from journals, lots o


  10. says:

    Lauren Greenfield is a wonderful photographer She has a great clarity to her work, and a directness that I really like to look at At which I really like to look I can t really judge that well because I ve never had an eating disorder just usual girl body image stuff , but I thought Thin the docu


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