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  • Paperback: 208 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin; Reissue edition (31 Dec. 1989)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0452262542
  • ISBN-13: 978-0452262546
  • Product Dimensions: 13.5 x 1.1 x 20.1 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars 11 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 263,461 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Geneen s work will blow you away. It is beautiful and funny and deep, and most of all, she speaks the truth. Anne Lamott, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Small Victories; Stitches; Help, Thanks, Wow; Some Assembly Required; Grace (Eventually); Plan B; and Traveling Mercies
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A life-changing book Oprah Winfrey

A rare and special book that touches our inner selves with extraordinary courage, authenticity, and beauty. I have seen very few books with this kind of clarify and human depth. It will move you to tears and to joy. It will entertain and delight you, and it will make you a deeper and more compassionate human being. John Robbins, author ofDiet for a New America
Spectacular! I laughed and I cried a tender and daring book that you ll never forget. Laura Davis, coauthor ofThe Courage to Heal
I see miracles in my life every day, and Roth is one of the people who helped make that happen. #1New York Timesbestselling author Anne Lamott inMademoiselle
Roth s seminal work. This is a big, beautiful, and important book. Natalie Goldberg, author ofWriting Down the Bones
She tells of her own experiences with a non-blink frankness cushioned by the gracefulness of her prose. Chicago Tribune
This book is A) good enough to eat, B) nourishing to the heart. Jack Kornfield, Buddhist teacher, coauthor ofSeeking the Heart of Wisdom"

"Geneen's work will blow you away. It is beautiful and funny and deep, and most of all, she speaks the truth."--Anne Lamott, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Small Victories; Stitches; Help, Thanks, Wow; Some Assembly Required; Grace (Eventually); Plan B; and Traveling Mercies

Praise for When Food is Love

"A life-changing book"--Oprah Winfrey

"A rare and special book that touches our inner selves with extraordinary courage, authenticity, and beauty. I have seen very few books with this kind of clarify and human depth. It will move you to tears and to joy. It will entertain and delight you, and it will make you a deeper and more compassionate human being."--John Robbins, author of Diet for a New America

"Spectacular! I laughed and I cried... a tender and daring book that you'll never forget."--Laura Davis, coauthor of The Courage to Heal

"I see miracles in my life every day, and Roth is one of the people who helped make that happen."--#1 New York Times bestselling author Anne Lamott inMademoiselle

"Roth's seminal work. This is a big, beautiful, and important book."--Natalie Goldberg, author of Writing Down the Bones

"She tells of her own experiences with a non-blink frankness cushioned by the gracefulness of her prose."--Chicago Tribune

"This book is A) good enough to eat, B) nourishing to the heart."--Jack Kornfield, Buddhist teacher, coauthor of Seeking the Heart of Wisdom

About the Author

Geneen Roth is a writer and a teacher who has gained international prominence through her work in the field of eating disorders. She is the founder of the Breaking Free workshops, which she has conducted nationwide since 1979. She is also the author of Feeding the Hungry Heart, Breaking Free from Compulsive Eating, and When Food is Love. A frequent guest on television and radio programs, she has written for and been featured in Tie, Ms., New Woman, Family Circle, and Cosmopolitan. Her poetry and short stories have been published in numerous anthologies. Born in New York City, she now lives in northern California.


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