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Description - More Than You Can Chew by Marnelle Tokio

Marty Black has retreated from a difficult family situation into the area she can best control, her own appetites. She may not be able to control her parents' behavior, but she can decide what she will and will not eat. Eventually, she stops eating altogether. Marty is close to death when she finally asks for help and finds herself in a psychiatric institution. But recognizing her need for help is only the first tenuous step on a long road to recovery. Marty's ability to find a way to live, despite the powerful lure of anorexia, is the core of this fine, insightful novel. Marnelle Tokio's semi autobiographical story will resonate with every teenager who faces issues of family, body image, and self-confidence.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780887766398
ISBN-10: 0887766390
Format: Paperback
(194mm x 134mm x 14mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Tundra Books
Publisher: Tundra Books
Publish Date: 28-Oct-2003
Country of Publication: Canada

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Author Biography - Marnelle Tokio

Marnelle Tokio was born in St. Catharine's, Ontario and has been everything from an apprentice thoroughbred jockey to an x-ray technician. She has lived in many places and been interested in writing since she was six. Marnelle has worked at a children's bookstore for many years and, while not writing, plays with her daughter, dog, and husband in Toronto.

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