A review of shes come undone a coming of age novel by wally lamb

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By the age of 17, she has eaten her way to clinical obesity and is over pounds. Essays may be lightly modified for readability or to protect the anonymity of contributors, but we do not edit essay examples prior to publication. As a teenager it seems that every person she allows close to her hurts her. Here she meets Thayer, a single father, who is immediately smitten with her despite her troubled past. See, She's Come Undone was written back in a time called "the nineties" when people were expected to stick to their gender stereotypes. After being raped by a charming neighbor, Jack Speight, she turns to food and television for comfort. There she is ridiculed for her weight and cultivates a secret obsession with her peppy roommate's long-distance boyfriend, Dante, who sends love letters and nude photos in the mail. You mean the Oprah's Book Club sticker on the front isn't good enough for you?

Awards and nominations[ edit ]. She feels kinship with the animal and wades into the water to drown herself.

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After her suicide attempt, she is institutionalized for several years and begins to work through her issues with the help of her therapist.

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How is that even possible? After an ill-conceived one-night stand with her university's lesbian janitor, she takes a long cab ride to Cape Cod, where she witnesses a beached whale dying.

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Dolores is plagued with heartache, hurt and uncertainty. Ah… Wrong. But you know what, it just raises her higher. She's Come Undone is about how to live when life just seems to weigh you down, so no matter how you hide from the world, it probably has something to teach you. He is working as a high school English teacher but is frustrated with the stagnation in his life after having given up his youthful goal to become a priest. Are these essay examples edited? After an ill-conceived one-night stand with her university's lesbian janitor, she takes a long cab ride to Cape Cod, where she witnesses a beached whale dying. To protect the anonymity of contributors, we've removed their names and personal information from the essays. Check out our Privacy and Content Sharing policies for more information. When citing an essay from our library, you can use "Kibin" as the author. When the deity declared that a book was good, millions read the good book. Dolores Price lives a life we all dream of: She sits around eating and watching television all day.

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