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Bernell, Bonnie.  Bountiful Women.  Berkeley: Wildcat Canyon Press, 2000.

Blank, Hanne.  Big Big Love. Emeryville, CA: Greenery Press, 2000.

Bruno, Barbara Altman. Worth Your Weight. Bethel, CT: Rutledge, 1996. 

Erdman, Cheri. Nothing to Lose: A Guide to Sane Living in a Larger Body. San Francisco: Harper, 1995.

____________. Live Large! San Francisco: Harper, 1997.

Gaesser, Glenn. Big Fat Lies: The Truth about Your Weight and Your Health. New York: Ballantine, 1996.

Goodman, Charisse. The Invisible Woman: Confronting Weight Prejudice in America. Carlsbad, CA: Gurze, 1995.

Johnson, Carol. Self-Esteem Comes in All Sizes. NY: Doubleday-Bantam, 1995.

Lawrence, Marilyn (Ed.). Fed Up and Hungry: Women, Oppression and Food. New York: Peter Bedrick Books, 1987.

Lyons, Pat, and Burgard, Debby. Great Shape: The First Fitness Guide for Large Women. NY: Morrow, 1988.

Millman, Marcia. Such a Pretty Face: Being Fat in America. NY: Norton, 1980.

Schoenfeld, Lisa. Shadow on a Tightrope: Writings by Women on Fat Oppression. Iowa City: Aunt Lute Press, 1983.

Schwartz, Hillel. Never Satisfied: A Cultural History of Diets, Fantasies, and Fat. NY: Free Press, 1986.

Solovay, Sondra.  Tipping the Scales of Justice.  Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2000.

Sullivan, Judy. Size Wise. NY: Avon, 1997.

Thompson, Becky. A Hunger So Wide and So Deep. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1994.

Wann, Marilyn. Fat! So? Berkeley: Ten Speed Press, 1998.

Weston, Michelle.  Learning Curves: Living Your Life in Full and with Style.  NY: Crown, 2000.

Wiley, Carol. Journeys to Self-Acceptance: Fat Women Speak. Freedom, CA: Crossing Press, 1994.

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