“A long overdue takedown of our culture’s unhealthy obsession with physical appearances—and what it’s doing to our kids.”—Arianna Huffington
“Smart and spirited…thought-provoking reading.”—New York Times
“An engaging and heartbreaking account of the tragic circumstances girls and women find themselves in today as they struggle to find a body they can feel secure with.”—Susie Orbach, author of Fat Is a Feminist Issue
“Fresh analysis…will bring insight to a whole new group of teenagers and young women.” —Naomi Wolf
“Heartbreaking…Martin explores the forces that drive young women to sacrifice themselves on the altar of perfection.”—Publishers Weekly
About the Author
Courtney E. Martin, M.A.
, received degrees from Barnard College and New York University.
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