The Elephant in the Room : One Fat Man's Quest to Get Smaller in a Growing America

Author: Tommy Tomlinson

Publisher Simon & Schuster Audio

ONE OF NPR’S BEST BOOKS OF 2019 A “warm and funny and honest…genuinely unputdownable” (Curtis Sittenfeld) memoir chronicling what it’s like to live in today’s world as a fat man, from acclaimed journalist Tommy Tomlinson, who, as he neared the age of fifty, weighed 460 pounds and decided he had to change his life.When he was almost fifty years old, Tommy Tomlinson weighed an astonishing—and dangerous—460 pounds, at risk for heart disease, diabetes, and stroke, unable to climb a flight of stairs without having to catch his breath, or travel on an airplane without buying two seats. Raised in a family that loved food, he had been aware of the problem for years, seeing doctors and trying diets f...

Language

English


Duration

07h25min


Published

January 15, 2019


Size

651 MB

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The Elephant in the Room : One Fat Man's Quest to Get Smaller in a Growing America
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