The Weight of Him

The Weight of Him

"Deeply moving and memorable." —Roxane Gay, author of Bad Feminist and Hunger

"First-time novelist Rohan shows impressive acuity in portraying the many facets of Billy's and his family's grief." --Booklist

At four hundred pounds, Billy Brennan can always count on food. From his earliest memories, he has loved food’s colors, textures and tastes. The way flavors go off in his mouth. How food keeps his mind still and his bad feelings quiet. Food has always made everything… (more)

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“The Weight of Him,” evokes subtly nuanced interpretations, Rohan’s story line of addiction and recovery is careful not to oversimplify or romanticize the challenges of changing a lifelong pattern.


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Publisher: St. Martin's Press (February 14, 2017)

Collection: St. Martin's Press

Language: English


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