Angry Fat Girls

Tuesday, January 05, 2010
By Julie Wiegan


Frances Kuffel lost 188 pounds and documented that weight loss in her first book Passing for Thin. But when she gained over half of those pounds, Kuffel formed new friendships with four women in similar situations through the power of the internet, which she chronicles in her new book Angry Fat Girls.


Calling themselves the “Angry Fat Girlz,” Frances, Lindsay, Katie, Mimi, and Wendy, ask themselves and each other the difficult questions: Who am I inside all this weight? How much am I allowed to enjoy myself, and how much do I have to deny myself? What could I do if I was thin? The book is a funny and painfully honest memoir about these five women as they diet and eat, lose and gain, and struggle to find their individual definition of freedom along the way.


Frances Kuffel at different weights

ANGRY FAT GIRLS: 5 Women, 500 Pounds and a Year of Losing It… Again
A Memoir by Frances Kuffel
January 5, 2010
Berkley Hardcover

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