Elena Vanishing: A Memoir

Elena Dunkle (Author) Clare B. Dunkle (Author)
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Description

This is the story of seventeen-year-old Elena, whose armor against anxiety becomes artillery against herself as she battles on both sides of a lose-lose war in a struggle with anorexia. Told entirely from Elena's perspective and co-written with her mother, Elena's memoir is a fascinating and intimate look at a deadly disease, and a must-read for anyone who knows someone suffering from an eating disorder.

Product Details

Price
$9.99  $9.19
Publisher
Chronicle Books
Publish Date
September 06, 2016
Pages
304
Dimensions
5.6 X 0.7 X 8.0 inches | 0.7 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781452152141

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About the Author

Elena Dunkle is a recovering anorexic. She lives in Texas. This is her first book.

Clare B. Dunkle is an award-winning author of seven acclaimed novels. A former Texan (and Texas librarian), Clare now lives in Germany.

Reviews

"Moving snapshots of a young woman's struggles with anorexia nervosa."--Kirkus Reviews
"I was stunned by Elena Vanishing and have been thinking and talking about it ever since I finished it. Without glamorizing it, Elena deals frankly and honestly with an extreme disease, and leaves me with a sense of hope and strength."-Lily Myers, slam poet and author of Shrinking Women
"A painfully honest look at a young woman's struggle."--School Library Journal
"This authentic, painful story adds a valuable firsthand perspective on eating disorders."--Publishers Weekly
"Must-read for anyone whose life has been affected by an eating disorder."--TeenReads.com
"Haunting and intimate. adds a new dimension to how we look at eating disorders."-School Library Connection