River Rapids District Library

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Michael Somers, Author Visit

Michael Somers, Author of the Young Adult novel Starved, will speak and sign books.
  • When Mar 02, 2013 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM (US/Eastern / UTC-500)
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"The day high-school senior Nathan Thomas throws up at school without needing to use his fingers is the day he knows his eating disorder is completely out of his control. The night his mother finds him collapsed in the living room is the night he nearly dies from his starvation. He is rushed to the hospital and admitted to an adolescent eating disorders unit. He weighs 112 pounds. Nathan rebels by pretending to go along with the program at first, until his parents refuse to help in his recovery. With only his treatment team and fellow patients to rely on, Nathan comes to terms with the boy who lost himself and the young man who gains himself back, one pound at a time."

Author Michael Somers will speak, answer audience questions and sign books.