The Girls at 17 Swann Street (Large Print / Library Binding)

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“Through first-person narration, Yara Zgheib does a masterful job of presenting Anna, a young woman who has gradually spiraled into anorexia. So vivid are Anna’s guilt and physical revulsion toward food that I was absolutely shaken. The other characters are equally well-developed. Anna’s husband, Mathias, is loving and supportive but not immune to feelings of fear, frustration, and anger. Insights into the other residents and staff at 17 Swann Street provide a compelling context within which we experience Anna’s excruciating struggle toward recovery. This is a very readable yet sobering reminder that eating disorders remain a serious problem in our image-conscious society and that anyone is potentially vulnerable.”
— Samantha Flynn, Quail Ridge Books, Raleigh, NC

Product Details
ISBN: 9781643581149
ISBN-10: 1643581147
Large Print: Yes
Publisher: Platinum Spotlight Series
Publication Date: March 1st, 2019
Pages: 500
Language: English