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Sickened The True Story of a Lost Childhood

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ISBN-10: 0553381970

ISBN-13: 9780553381979

Edition: 2003

Authors: Julie Gregory, Marc D. Feldman

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A young girl is perched on the cold chrome of yet another doctor's examining table, missing yet another day of school. Just twelve, she's tall, skinny, and weak. It's four o'clock, and she hasn't been allowed to eat anything all day. Her mother, on the other hand, seems curiously excited. She's about to suggest open-heart surgery on her child to "get to the bottom of this." She checks her teeth for lipstick and, as the doctor enters, shoots the girl a warning glance. This child will not ruin her plans. Sickened From early childhood, Julie Gregory was continually X-rayed, medicated, and operated onin the vain pursuit of an illness that was created in her mother's mind. Munchausen by proxy…    
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Book details

List price: $17.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 9/28/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 264
Size: 5.47" wide x 8.25" long x 0.58" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English