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Hunger point: a novel

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When her younger sister is hospitalized for anorexia, twenty-six-year-old Frannie finds herself cut adrift, unable to hold a job or relate to her parents, until her sister's shocking suicide jolts her into action.
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full_title hunger point
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display_description "My parents may love me, but I also know they view me as a houseguest who is turning a weekend stay into an all-expense-paid, lifelong residency, and who (to their horror) constantly forgets to flush the toilet and shut off the lights." Twenty-six-year-old Frannie Hunter has just moved back home. Bright, wry, blunt, and irreverent, she invites you to witness her family's unraveling. Her Harvard-bound sister is anorexic, her mother is having an affair, her father is obsessed with the Food Network, her grandfather wants to plan her wedding (even though she has no fianc,̌ let alone a steady boyfriend), and, to top it off, Frannie is a waitress who wears a dirty duck apron and serves plates of fried cheese to her ex-boyfriend's parents. By turns wickedly funny and heartbreakingly bittersweet, Hunger Point chronicles Frannie's triumph over her own self-destructive tendencies, and offers a powerful exploration of the complex relationships that bind together a contemporary American family.
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subject_facet Bildungsromane, Domestic fiction, Eating disorders -- Fiction, Electronic books, Long Island (N.Y.) -- Fiction, Mothers and daughters -- Fiction, Sisters -- Fiction, Young women -- Fiction
title_display Hunger point : a novel
title_full Hunger point : a novel / Jillian Medoff, Hunger point : a novel [electronic resource] / Jillian Medoff
title_short Hunger point :
title_sub a novel
topic_facet Eating disorders, Electronic books, Fiction, Mothers and daughters, Sisters, Young women