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A Trick Of The Light (2013)

by Lois Metzger(Favorite Author)
3.78 of 5 Votes: 2
006213308X (ISBN13: 9780062133083)
Balzer & Bray
review 1: Hmm....This book was very, very sad. I ended up with it sort of by accident. I wanted an audio book for my commute. It was available from my library, so I tried it. I want to hug this boy so very badly. I want to kill the narrator, (not to spoil so I won't go any further) I want to wish every single person going through this sort of thing improved health and happiness. That's really all I can say.
review 2: I agree with everyone, this book is strange but in the best way possible. The author was able to connect two completely different things, stop motion and anorexia, in the most clever ways. The best part about this story is that it's from anorexia's perspective and that it's centered on Mike. I've been looking for a book to read on male anorexia out of c
... moreuriosity because I've read a few others that were centered around females and if you're going to read one, this is the one to read. It was a strangely fast read and when you put the book down for a break, you think, when did I get to chapter 17 I started reading half an hour ago. I'm a slow reader so I'm still trying to figure this out. less
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A story of a boy slightly over weight who develops anorexia
Very powerful novel about a teen boy fighting anorexia
Riveted by the point of view in this one.
2014 Best Fiction for Young Adults
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