SANDRA BEASLEY is the author of the poetry collections I Was the Jukebox, winner of the 2009 Barnard Women Poets Prize, and Theories of Falling, which won the 2007 New Issues Poetry Prize. Her honors include a DCCAH Individual Artist Fellowship, the Friends of Literature Prize from the Poetry Foundation, and the Maureen Egen Writers Exchange Award from Poets & Writers, Inc. She lives in Washington, D.C., where her prose has been featured in the Washington Post Magazine.
If you know someone who is allergic to some foods, read the book - it will change your perspective.
I could relate to this book as a food allergy suffering myself, as well as the parent of a child with life threatening allergies.
The author though also filled the book with lots of information about allergies and their political history.
Interesting. Gives you a lot of insight into the serverity of food allergies.Published 21 hours ago by Alysa G. Stringer
Pros: This book was exactly as the title claims. This is a book about the author's experience with life threatening food allergies. Read morePublished 6 days ago by Jamie Plourde
This is a book that was requested by a family member and she was extremely excited to receive it for her birthday. Arrived with time to spare in excellent shape.Published 4 months ago by Mark and Kathy
Sandra Beasly wrote simply about her life as an allergic child who has to function amongst a world of people who for the most part are not aware of the dangers an allergic person... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Roz G
As someone who suffers from allergies to over 14 types of food and even more environmental allergies, this book was a great read for information as well as comfort and confirmation... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Tiffany hopper
As a parent of a child with food allergies, I try to stay up on current research, but it often is pretty thick reading (meaning boring). Read morePublished 6 months ago by A.
I loved this book! Informative, entertaining, and (for me) easy to commiserate with. There were so many times that I felt myself nodding along and saying, "exactly! Read morePublished 6 months ago by SLP10
I love this book. perfect for anyone with food allergies! I had so much fun reading! it was funny yet very informative!Published 8 months ago by the gluten free teen