Hunger Point: A Novel by Jillian MedoffHunger Point: A Novel by Jillian Medoff

Hunger Point: A Novel

byJillian Medoff

Paperback | December 26, 2017

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“[An] unusually honest, painfully funny novel about a tight-knit family’s struggle.”  Entertainment Weekly

"My parents may love me, but I also know they view me as a houseguest who is turning a weekend stay into an all-expense-paid, lifelong residency, and who (to their horror) constantly forgets to flush the toilet and shut off the lights."

Twenty-six-year-old Frannie Hunter has just moved back home. Bright, wry, blunt, and irreverent, she invites you to witness her family's unraveling. Her Harvard-bound sister is anorexic, her mother is having an affair, her father is obsessed with the Food Network, and her grandfather wants to plan her wedding (even though she has no fiancé, let alone a steady boyfriend).

By turns wickedly funny and heartbreakingly bittersweet, Hunger Point chronicles Frannie's triumph over her own self-destructive tendencies, and offers a powerful exploration of the complex relationships that bind together a contemporary American family. You will never forget Frannie, a "sultry, suburban Holden Caulfield," whom critics have called "the most fully realized character to come along in years," (Paper) nor will you forget Hunger Point, an utterly original novel that stuns with its amazing insights and dazzles with its fresh, distinctive voice.

"My parents may love me, but I also know they view me as a houseguest who is turning a weekend stay into an all-expense-paid, lifelong residency, and who (to their horror) constantly forgets to flush the toilet and shut off the lights."Twenty-six-year-old Frannie Hunter has just moved back home. Bright, wry, blunt, and irreverent, she ...
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Title:Hunger Point: A NovelFormat:PaperbackPublished:December 26, 2017Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0060989238

ISBN - 13:9780060989231

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“[Hunger Point] confronts the terrors of anorexia and other modern ills with empathy and understanding.”