Monica Wood

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Wood, Monica

Last Updated: Jan-28-1997
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Donley, Carol

Primary Category: Literature / Fiction

Genre: Short Story


The narrator starts out at 300 plus pounds (disgusted with herself and remote from her husband). She takes swimming lessons and gradually acquires confidence in herself as she loses weight and inches. She sometimes refuses sex with her husband, starts to stand up for herself. But her swimming and diet become obsessive; she continues to lose weight and wants to disappear.

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