On the face of it, Leslie is a healthy, well-adjusted 14-year-old girl. She should be happy, yet she's not. If only she were thinner. But "thinking thin" becomes a dangerous obsession and Leslie's weight drops to five stone, threatening to destroy her and the whole fabric of her family life.
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An honest and moving account of a girl in the grip of anorexia nervosa.About the Author:
Deborah Hautzig was born and brought up in New York City. She always wanted to be a writer and wrote journals, stories and poetry from a very young age. Her first novel, Hey Dollface, was written when she was twenty-one. Second Star to the Right was first published in 1981 and continues to be an important book today.
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Book Description Penguin Classics, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0744582660