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Purge : rehab diaries

Author: Nicole Johns
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Seal Press : Distributed by Publishers Group West, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Purge is a beautifully crafted memoir that has a Girl, Interrupted feel. In this raw and engaging account of her months in rehab, Nicole Johns documents her stay in a residential treatment facility for eating disorders. Her prose is lucid and vivid, as she seamlessly switches verb tenses and moves through time. She unearths several important themes: body image and sexuality, sexual assault and relationships, and the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Johns, Nicole.
Purge.
Berkeley, Calif. : Seal Press : Distributed by Publishers Group West, ©2009
(DLC) 2008041319
Named Person: Nicole Johns; Nicole Johns
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nicole Johns
ISBN: 9780786744459 0786744456
OCLC Number: 646798402
Description: 1 online resource (274 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Title Page; Dedication; Prologue; Diagnosis; Selected Journal Entries --
(2001-2004); Euphemisms; The Last Year --
(OF YOUR LOVE AFFAIR WITH EDNOS); The End Is the Beginning ·; Day One-Admission; Psychiatric Evaluation; Day Two- Weight and Vitals; Breaking the Fast; Dr. Lorensky; Observation; The Middle; Meal Plans; Snack Time; Scenes from the Dining Room --
OF THE EATING-DISORDERED; Individual Therapy --
WITH THERAPIST ELAINE; Group Therapy --
WITH THERAPIST ELAINE; The Vibrator Policy --
AT THE EDC; Confession; Scars; Autobiography; Horseback Riding; Psychodrama; Geriatric Skate; Parents' Visit.
Responsibility: Nicole Johns.

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Nicole Johns offers unvarnished, unromanticized memoir in 'Purge: Rehab Diaries' - by Amy Goetzman, MinnPost.com, July 8th, 2009

 
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