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A Girl Called Tim

A Girl Called Tim

Author: June Alexander
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The younger of two daughters, June Alexander had a seemingly idyllic childhood on a dairy farm in south-east Australia. She is her dad's shadow, helping him on the farm and exploring the outdoors. Eleven is a memorable age for June, it is the year she develops an obsession with food and her weight. A lifetime of self-doubt and deception follows as she lives daily with anorexia nervosa and bulima nervosa. The illness is undiagnosed for 21 years. As she develops a successful journalism career, she desperately clings to it as her only identity. This memoir is a shocking, stunning account of a rural Australian childhood, but also a heartfelt chronicle of living with a mental illness, abuse, rejection, love, hope and resilience. It is a story of reclaiming an identity lost in childhood.
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General Fields

  • : 9781742570792
  • : New Holland Publishers
  • : New Holland Publishers
  • : February 2011
  • : 243mm X 166mm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 256
  • : VS
  • : June Alexander
  • : Paperback
  • : 613.00