The Resource The weight of being : my journey from one end of the scale to the other, Kara Richardson Whitely

The weight of being : my journey from one end of the scale to the other, Kara Richardson Whitely

Label
The weight of being : my journey from one end of the scale to the other
Title
The weight of being
Title remainder
my journey from one end of the scale to the other
Statement of responsibility
Kara Richardson Whitely
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A brutally honest story about fat prejudice in America--and one woman's experience with radical weight loss after a lifetime of fat shaming Kara Richardson Whitely thought she could do anything. After all, she climbed Mount Kilimanjaro--three times! But now she's off the mountain and back home again, and there's one thing she just can't manage to do--lose weight. In many ways, Kara is living the life of everywoman, except that she's not everywoman because she weighs 300 pounds. Her weight is a constant source of conflict and shame, as the people from every corner of her life--from her daughter's teacher to her mother-in-law--judge Kara for the size of her body. When it becomes just too much to tolerate, Kara turns to weight-loss surgery, a choice that transforms her body--and her life. Kara's story is one of living as a fat woman in America, where fat prejudice is rampant despite our nation's pandemic of obesity. In this fresh, raw memoir, Kara reveals this epic contradiction, and offers a shocking comparison of life before and after radical weight loss"--
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http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Whitely, Kara Richardson
Dewey number
617.4/3
Index
no index present
LC call number
RC552.O25
LC item number
W45 2018
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Whitely, Kara Richardson,
  • Overweight women
  • MEDICAL / Bariatrics
  • SELF-HELP / Eating Disorders
  • SELF-HELP / Personal Growth / Self-Esteem
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
  • Obesity in women
  • Weight loss
  • Obesity
Target audience
adult
Label
The weight of being : my journey from one end of the scale to the other, Kara Richardson Whitely
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9781580056472
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2017059907
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (DLC) 2017059907
  • (OCoLC)1047686140
  • 1759207
  • 1822129
  • 1822129
  • 1837942
  • 1845233
Label
The weight of being : my journey from one end of the scale to the other, Kara Richardson Whitely
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9781580056472
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2017059907
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (DLC) 2017059907
  • (OCoLC)1047686140
  • 1759207
  • 1822129
  • 1822129
  • 1837942
  • 1845233

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