Answers the need for help among the five million American women who suffer from eating disorders. "An inspired psychoanalytic meditation on contemporary female identity and eating disorders."--Phyllis Chesler
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Kim Chernin is a guest instructor at the San Francisco Psychoanalytic Institute, where she teaches a course in psychoanalytic models with Elizabeth Lloyd Mayer. She is the author of two books about eros and memory, Crossing the Border and Sex and other Sacred Games (with Renee Stendhal); a trilogy of books on hunger, The Obsession, The Hungry Self, and Reinventing Eve; a novel, The Flame Bearers; a memoir, In My Mother's House; a collection of poetry, The Hunger Song; a book about psychoanalysis, A Different Kind of Listening; and a spiritual memoir, In My Father's Garden. She has studed music on her own since the age of seven, when she first began to play the piano.
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Book Description Harper Perennial, 1994. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: 'The Hungry Self 'explores the often troubled relationship between mothers and daughters, and the latter's reluctance to grow away from and perhaps beyond the former to achieve the independence and autonomy expected of them in today's world. Instead, daughters of all ages and backgrounds flee the struggle for identity and self-development into an obsession with food. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0060925043
Book Description Harper Perennial, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110060925043