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Big girl a novel
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Published:
New York : Random House Large Print, 2010.
Format:
Book
Edition:
1st large print ed.
Physical Desc:
432 pages (large print) ; 24 cm.
Status:
Annex - Adult Fiction
Fiction Steel Large Type
Description
"In this heartfelt and incisive new novel, Danielle Steel celebrates the virtues of unconventional beauty while exploring deeply resonant issues of weight, self-image, sisterhood, and family. A chubby little girl with blond hair, blue eyes, and ordinary looks, Victoria Dawson has always felt out of place in her family, especially in body-conscious L.A. Her father, Jim, is tall and slender, and her mother, Christina, is a fine-boned, dark-haired beauty. Both are self-centered, outspoken, and disappointed by their daughter's looks. When Victoria is six, she sees a photograph of Queen Victoria, and her father has always said she looks just like her. After the birth of Victoria's perfect younger sister, Gracie, her father liked to refer to his firstborn as "our tester cake." With Gracie, everyone agreed that Jim and Christina got it right. While her parents and sister can eat anything and not gain an ounce, Victoria must watch everything she eats, as well as endure her father's belittling comments about her body and see her academic achievements go unacknowledged. Ice cream and oversized helpings of all the wrong foods give her comfort, but only
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9780739377635 (lg. print : pbk.), 0739377639 (lg. print : pbk.)

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Victoria Dawson was a chubby little girl born to slender L.A. parents. Her father belittled her about her body and she was a disappointment to her mother, neither acknowledged her academic achievements. Her perfect younger sister is about to be married to a narcissistic man, just like their father, and Victoria worries about her sisters future happiness. As the wedding draws near, a chance encounter, an act of stunning betrayal, and a family confrontation lead to a turning point.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Steel, D. (2010). Big girl: a novel. 1st large print ed. New York: Random House Large Print.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Steel, Danielle. 2010. Big Girl: A Novel. New York: Random House Large Print.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Steel, Danielle, Big Girl: A Novel. New York: Random House Large Print, 2010.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Steel, Danielle. Big Girl: A Novel. 1st large print ed. New York: Random House Large Print, 2010. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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