Hope and Other Luxuries

Hope and Other Luxuries

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Clare Dunkle seemed to have an ideal lifea€”two beautiful, high-achieving teenage daughters, a loving husband, and a satisfying and successful career as a children's book novelist. But it's when you let down your guard that the ax falls. Just after one daughter successfully conquered her depression, another daughter developed a life-threatening eating disorder. Co-published with Elena Vanishing, the memoir of her daughter, this is the storya€”told in brave, beautifully written, and unflinchingly honest prosea€”of one family's fight against a deadly disease, from an often ignored but important perspective: the mother of the anorexic.... she and her roommate were putting together, tooa€”orderly and soothing, aqua blue and sage green, with a spalike Zen feel and a bowl of woven rattan balls on the coffee table. ... Her cell phone plan wouldna#39;t let her make international calls.

Title:Hope and Other Luxuries
Author:Clare B. Dunkle
Publisher:Chronicle Books - 2015-05-19


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