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Fitness junkie, Lucy Sykes and Jo Piazza

Label
Fitness junkie
Title
Fitness junkie
Statement of responsibility
Lucy Sykes and Jo Piazza
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"When Janey Sweet, CEO of a couture wedding dress company, is photographed in the front row of a fashion show eating a bruffin--the delicious lovechild of a brioche and a muffin--her best friend and business partner, Beau, gives her an ultimatum: Lose thirty pounds or lose your job. Sure, Janey has gained some weight since her divorce, and no, her beautifully cut trousers don't fit like they used to, so Janey throws herself headlong into the world of the fitness revolution, signing up for a shockingly expensive workout pass, baring it all for Free the Nipple yoga, sweating through boot camp classes run by Sri Lankan militants and spinning to the screams of a Lycra-clad instructor with rage issues. At a juice shop she meets Jacob, a cute young guy who takes her dumpster-diving outside Whole Foods on their first date. At a shaman's tea ceremony she meets Hugh, a silver fox who holds her hand through an ayahuasca hallucination And at a secret exercise studio Janey meets Sara Strong, the wildly popular workout guru whose special dance routine has starlets and wealthy women flocking to her for results that seem too good to be true. As Janey eschews delicious carbs, pays thousands of dollars to charlatans, and is harassed by her very own fitness bracelet, she can't help but wonder: Did she really need to lose weight in the first place?"--Amazon.com
Summary
Given an ultimatum by her best friend and business partner, Janey Sweet embarks on a haphazard effort to lose weight in accordance with a series of fads ranging from naked yoga to militant boot camp before questioning if her goals are wise
Theme
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10563472
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Fitness junkie, Lucy Sykes and Jo Piazza
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
959666504
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
292 pages
Isbn
9780385541800
Lccn
2016035896
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)959666504
Label
Fitness junkie, Lucy Sykes and Jo Piazza
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
959666504
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
292 pages
Isbn
9780385541800
Lccn
2016035896
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)959666504

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