Download e-book for kindle: 150 Pounds: A Novel of Waists and Measures by Kate Rockland

By Kate Rockland

ISBN-10: 0312576013

ISBN-13: 9780312576011

A smartly-written novel of 2 ladies beginning at contrary ends of the scale--and discovering compromise and friendship of their trip in the direction of a hundred and fifty pounds

In the short paced lifetime of running a blog, ladies stand out: Alexis Allbright, of thin Chick, and Shoshana Weiner, who writes fats and very good. either have over 5 million unswerving readers. either are hungry for fulfillment. however the similarities cease there.

With over a hundred kilos at the scale keeping apart them, weight isn't their in simple terms distinction. Alexis is a loner who's so bitchy the single one that can stand her corporation is her homosexual ally Billy. She offers neurotic New Yorkers a run for his or her funds together with her strict day-by-day work out regimen, and weighing of meals. Shoshana is Alexis’s contrary. dwelling in Jersey with rowdy roommates, she is an individual who “collects friends,” as her mom places it; and treasures a lifetime of increasing circles...and waistlines.
When either seem as panelists on a favored speak express, their lives intersect in methods neither can have imagined. In turns comedic, heartwarming--and widespread to any girl who's ever stepped on a scale--Alexis and Shoshana become aware of they've got way more in universal than both may have probably imagined, and extra importantly, whatever to supply.

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Kneel beside me,” I said. She kneeled, but her voice box evidently did not work, for her mouth opened, shut, opened, but no sound came out. My throat clenched in noble delight I had read of as befitting a saint. She could' not speak. But she was beaten. It was in her eyes. She stared at me now with all the deep hate of the wheel of devilish dust that rolled wild within her emptiness. ” I asked. And at last she spoke. “I have told my Sisters of your passion,” she managed to choke out. “How the stigmata .

Eli doesn’t like it, or so I heard. That car reminds him of his girl. ” “King got that damn old money,” Grandma said loud and sud­ den, “not because he was oldest. ” So the insurance explained the car. More than that it ex­ plained why everyone treated the car with special care. Because it was new, I had thought. Still, I had noticed all along that no­ body seemed proud of it except for King and Lynette. Nobody leaned against the shiny blue fenders, rested elbows on the hood, or set paper plates there while they ate.

And because I knew his mother I knew the reason he and King never got along. They were half brothers. Lipsha was June’s boy, bom in one of those years she left Gordie. Once you knew about her, and looked at him, it was easy to tell. He had her flat pretty features and slim grace, only on him these things had never even begun to harden. Right now he looked anxious and bit his lips. The men were still talking about the animals they had killed. ” “Only real old-time Indians know deer good enough to snare,” Gordie said to us.

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