Fat Girls and Lawn Chairs

By Cheryl Peck (Electronic Book, 2004)
Cheryl Peck has many stories to tell-of her naughty cat, her quirky family, and her experiences as a large gay woman in the American heartland. Now in a potpourri of real tales by turns poignant and laugh-out-loud funny, Cheryl talks about family and growing up, love and loss. With self-deprecating humor and compassionate insight, she remembers the time she hit her baby sister in the head with a rock, how her father taught her to swim by throwing her into deep water, and the day when-while weighing in at 300 pounds-she became an inspirational goddess at her local gym. Filled with universal stories about a daughter's love for her parents and the eternal quest for finding meaning in it all, this book reveals many seemingly unremarkable moments that make a life-the weighty events that, like fat girls sitting on lawn chairs, just won't let go.
  • Grand Central Publishing
    • Format: Electronic Book

    • Price: $8.99 US/$8.99 CAN

    • ISBN-13: 9780759509450

    • On Sale Date: 01/01/2004

    • Publisher: Grand Central Publishing

    • Imprint: Grand Central Publishing

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Cheryl Peck has many stories to tell-of her naughty cat, her quirky family, and her experiences as a large gay woman in the American heartland. Now in a potpourri of real tales by turns poignant and laugh-out-loud funny, Cheryl talks about family and growing up, love and loss. With self-deprecating humor and compassionate insight, she remembers the time she hit her baby sister in the head with a rock, how her father taught her to swim by throwing her into deep water, and the day when-while weighing in at 300 pounds-she became an inspirational goddess at her local gym. Filled with universal stories about a daughter's love for her parents and the eternal quest for finding meaning in it all, this book reveals many seemingly unremarkable moments that make a life-the weighty events that, like fat girls sitting on lawn chairs, just won't let go.

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Fat Girls and Lawn Chairs
  • Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
  • Price: $8.99 US/$8.99 CAN
  • ISBN-13: 9780759509450
  • On Sale Date: 01/01/2004
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