Binary star: a novel

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The language of the stars is the language of the body. Like a star, the anorexic burns fuel that isn't replenished; she is held together by her own gravity. With luminous, lyrical prose, Binary Star is an impassioned account of a young woman struggling with anorexia and her long-distance, alcoholic boyfriend. On a road trip circumnavigating the United States, they stumble into a book on veganarchism, and believe they've found a direction. Binary Star is an intense, fast-moving saga of two young lovers and the culture that keeps them sick (or at least inundated with quick-fix solutions); a society that sells diet pills, sleeping pills, magazines that profile celebrities who lose weight or too much weight or put on weight, and books that pimp diet secrets or recipes for success.
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9781942248484
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Grouping Title binary star
Grouping Author gerard sarah
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subject_facet Alcoholics -- Fiction, Anarchism -- Fiction, Anorexia -- Fiction, Anorexia nervosa -- Fiction, FICTION / Literary, Man-woman relationships -- Fiction, Vegans -- Fiction, Voyages and travels -- Fiction
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