The Calorie Counters Book Summary and Study Guide

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The story revolves around the life of a 28 year old lady called June who is obese and unhappy. She is married to a man called Barry who is also overweight.
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When Barry leaves June for another women; June hits rock bottom, consoling herself with her only friend - food.

After a visit to the doctor to help with depression, June is told that if she dosn't lose weight she will die. She is referred to a weight loss group called The Calorie Counters, where she meets new friends who help her turn her life around.

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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   very sensitive (sigh) Time/era of story    -   2000+ (Present Day) Internal struggle/realization?    -   Yes Struggle over    -   fatness Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   secretary Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Australian (mate!) Unusual characteristics:    -   Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   2 () City?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only    -   touching of anatomy    -   rape/molest Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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