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Mondadori, R. (2004). To Die For—A Young Woman's Battle with Anorexia by Carol Lee (Century, London, 2004). 287 pp. £9.99.. Psychoanal. Psychother., 18(4):450-452.

(2004). Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, 18(4):450-452

To Die For—A Young Woman's Battle with Anorexia by Carol Lee (Century, London, 2004). 287 pp. £9.99.

Review by:
Roberta Mondadori

What makes this book so different from others on the subject is that it is written by the anorexic's godmother, Carol Lee. Lee, a well-known writer and journalist, was chosen as a special figure by the girl, Emma, when she was not yet 3 years of age. They met in a pub, where the child's single mother worked, and Emma, lonely and bored, wanted somebody to read to her. Since then, at first in the pub, then in the park and finally at the author's own house, their relationship developed and deepened. When Emma, at the age of 15 years, became anorexic, her godmother was faced with the impact of the girl's threatening illness. However, it was only

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