From the January/February, 2006 issue of Touchstone
Devil's Food by Nun Katherine (Weston)

Devil’s Food

Biting the Hand that Starves You: Inspiring Resistance to Anorexia/Bulimia
by Richard Maisel, David Epston, and Ali Borden
W. W. Norton & Co., 2004
(314 pages, $35.00, hardcover)

reviewed by Nun Katherine (Weston)

We all ‘have’ anorexia to some extent,” says the father of an afflicted teen. “So I think of the person ‘with’ anorexia as just ‘having’ more of it than the rest of us.” The siren voice of anorexia lures vulnerable people through shared cultural ideals, using every possible medium.

Freedom from it comes from learning and embracing the truth, and how much easier this will be when thin . . .


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