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A raw and moving memoir about one family’s battle with anorexia. Avrilbrown rated it liked it Feb 24, That is how most of us will live for a long time, if aljce for the rest of our lives. Beth rated it it was amazing Jun 12, It’s a sadder read for it — I got the impression that she was managing her illness, but only up to a point.
Zrdadle rated it liked it Sep 15, Deanna rated it really liked it Jul 02, Avid Book rated it really liked it Jan 28, No trivia or quizzes yet.
Be the first to ask a question about Alice in the Looking Glass. Open Preview See a Problem? Lindsay rated it liked it Jun 23, I found it interesting that they gave Jo the mother ‘s perspective first, instead of Alice herself. I especially appreciated the ocd obsessive compulsive disease angle as this is not often addressed in the typic Alice in the Looking Glass was a very honest reflection of a mother Jo Kingsley and daughter Alice and their personal journey through anorexia and ocd.
Ina rated it really liked it Jan 17, Simply the details of Alice’s illness and the bond forged with her mother as she endeavors to reclaim her daughter from an eating disorders grasp.
Alice in the Looking Glass: A Mother and Daughter’s Experience of Anorexia
Apr 03, Toni rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Marion rated it really liked it Nov 06, A good book to help sufferes see how their illness affects parents and siblings and friends but not one that will give you hope. Return to Book Page. What struck me most, though, was that although it’s presented as an ultimately hopeful and triumphant This is a memoir in two parts — Jo Kingsley’s experience of her daughter going through anorexia, and then Alice Kingsley’s take on the same time period.
We learn about what she witnesses before we find out exactly what Alice was actually thinking and feeling. Hardcoverpages. Written by an English mother and daughter it is refreshingly lacking in any so-called “expert” opinions and advice.
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The story is told firstly by the mother and then in the second half by the daughter but it became zfcadle bit repetitive in the second half. Published September 25th by Piatkus Books first published September 8th Alice in the Looking Glass: Mesca Elin rated it it was amazing Apr 18, Jen Haken rated it really liked it Apr 11, Kandice Cox rated it liked it Oct 05, Beyza rated it liked it Jan 03, But Alice expresses how she is so much happier “managing” her anorexia than she was when she was suffering zrcad,e ago.
I would have liked to see more detail alkce how boarding school helped or hindered her, and how she managed in university — but of course the latter was still in the future when they wrote this.
Excellent honest account of the tenacious hold both anorexia and OCD have.
It made me feel a lot less guilty about things that I’ve felt, knowing other people have felt the same way, too. Dragonfly rated it it was amazing Jan 22, Bina rated it it was amazing Nov 21, They don’t include weights or numbers in this, which is tremendously helpful. This book so mirrored our own families’ years of struggle with this devastating disease.
The reality is addressed so honestly in this book, all the feelings and experiences that we may be ashamed to admit are written in black and white. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Like Jo says, this is a competitive illness, and even parents seem to want to compete in having the “most poorly” child.
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Refresh and try again. I understand now how awful it must have been for my own mother during my inpatient hospital stay and the initial battle of getting a diagnosis. I’d urge anyone with a loved one who is suffering from an eating disorder or has one zrcdle to read this, aalice it would really help seeing both perspectives on the journey.
This is a memoir in two parts — Jo Kingsley’s experience of her daughter going through anorexia, and then Alice Kingsley’s take on the same time period. I probably would have preferred a bit deeper analysis from both of them, or more coordination in terms of which each of them wrote about it gets repetitivebut it’s a decent look at the impact of anorexia on a family as well as an individual.
Weight loss is just a side affect of the illness, and not the main issue itself.
Alice in the Looking Glass was a very honest reflection of a mother Jo Kingsley and daughter Alice and their personal journey through anorexia and ocd. Trivia About Alice in the Look May 02, Emma rated it really liked it Shelves: In the end, Alice is not cured but has gained enough of a recovery to enter medical school. Hazal Aksoy rated it it was amazing Jul 15, Sarah rated it liked it Aug 24, Jul 30, Josephine Jo rated it it was ok.
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