Conversations With the Fat Girl

Conversations With the Fat Girl

eBook - 2005
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Everyone seems to be getting on with their lives except Maggie. At 26, she's still serving coffee at The Beanery Coffee House, while her friends are getting married, having babies, and having real careers. Even Olivia, Maggie's best friend from childhood, is getting married to the doctor with whom she lives. Maggie's roommate? Her dog Solo (his name says it all). The man in Maggie's life? Well there isn't one, except the guy she has a crush on, Domenic, who works with her at the coffee shop as a bus boy.Maggie and Olivia have been best friends since they were in grade school. Both fatties, they befriended each other when no one else would. Now grown-up, Maggie is still shopping in the "women's section" while Olivia went and had gastric-bypass surgery in search of the elusive size 2, the holy grail for girls everywhere. So now Olivia's thin and blonde and getting married, and Maggie's the fat bridesmaid. Ain't life grand? In this wonderful debut novel that is sure to remind readers of Jennifer Weiner's Good In Bed, Liza Orr is both witty and wise, giving voice to women everywhere who wish for just once that they could forget about their weight.

Baker & Taylor
Feeling stuck in a dead-end job while her friends get married and start families, coffee house waitress Maggie despairs of being an overweight bridesmaid at the impending nuptials of her high-school best friend, a former overweight woman who has undergone gastric-bypass surgery. A first novel. Original. 20,000 first printing.

Baker
& Taylor

"An overweight waitress ponders her relationship her best friend, who had once been overweight herself, as her friend prepares for a wedding"--Provided by publisher.

Publisher: New York : Warner Books, 2005
ISBN: 0446592102 (electronic bk.)
9780446592109 (electronic bk.)
0446509957 (electronic bk.)
9780446509954 (electronic bk.)
Branch Call Number: eBOOK FIC PALMER
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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