Born Round

Born Round

The Secret History of A Full-time Eater

Downloadable Audiobook - 2009
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"The New York times restaurant critic's heartbreaking and hilarious account of how he learned to love food just enough after decades of struggling with his outsize appetite. Frank Bruni was born round. Round as in stout, chubby, and hungry, always and endlessly hungry. He grew up in a big, loud Italian family in White Plains, New York, where meals were epic, outsize affairs."--Publisher's descripton.
Publisher: [New York] : Penguin Audio, 2009.
ISBN: 9781101079515
Subjects: Bruni, Frank.
Bruni, Frank -- Childhood and youth.
New York Times Company -- Biography.
Overweight men -- United States -- Biography.
Compulsive eating -- United States -- Case studies.
Reducing diets -- United States -- Case studies.
Food writers -- United States -- Biography.
Italian Americans -- Biography.
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Mar 17, 2014

The author's descriptions of his family's amazing meals and his experience reviewing restaurants are engaging and amusing. The bulk (!) of the book, however, is full of self loathing and gluttony, binges, purges and gross eating habits, which gets tiresome and sometimes even repulsive.


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