排行榜 – Something Spectacular: The True Story of One Rockette’s Battle With Bulimia

書名:Something Spectacular: The True Story of One Rockette’s Battle With Bulimia,語言:英文,ISBN:9781511384117,作者:Gleissner, Greta/ Pearlman, Dina (NRT),出版日期:2016/10/11,類別:藝術設計


Greta Gleissner, a longtime professional dancer, dreamed her whole life of becoming a Rockette. Then she became one and she fell into the grips of a powerful eating disorder that began poison her life from the inside out.Something Spectacular is Gleissner’s raw, personal chronicle of the devastating effects bulimia exacts upon her life during her time as a Rockette. As her disorder takes over, she begins to lead a dual life: happy-go-lucky on the outside; tortured by obsessive, self-destructive voices on the inside.

Immersed in an environment in which even talent is secondary to appearance, Gleissner hides her disorder by any means necessary lying, cheating, and stealing with no regard for the consequences of her actions until she hits rock bottom and is forced to face the truths behind her disease. Her intensive odyssey of self-discovery ultimately gives her the strength to reshape her self-image, embrace her sexuality, and break free of the malignant hold bulimia has on her life. The first book to give voice to the pervasive but often unaddressed problem of eating disorders in the dance industry, Something Spectacular is a gripping expos of the insidious nature of eating-related diseases and a profound account of one woman’s journey toward self-acceptance and recovery.


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Something Spectacular: The True Story of One Rockette’s Battle With Bulimia