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Ugly Naked People

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Rave is concerned about her girlfriend Astrid's rapidly declining weight and health. As Astrid's eating disorder begins to take its toll on the couple's relationship, Rave hopes that a dramatic move on her part will save both Astrid and the future they could have together.
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Published (first published July 20th 2010)
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Emily Moore
Aug 19, 2011 Emily Moore rated it really liked it
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In this short yet extremely moving tale, Rave takes a drastic step to show Astrid the destruction she's done to her body. Astrid's refrigerator collage, labeled Ugly Naked People, features images of naked bodies that don't meet what Astrid has decided is the ideal which she strives to attain. Their relationship, and Astrid's health, are at risk due to the effects of Astrid's eating disorder.

Author Renarde sets up this expertly crafted story with c
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Ugly Naked People offers a brief glimpse in the troubled relationship of its main characters. Rave – accepting of others, herself as a lesbian and her love for a woman, Astrid, was fully developed even in these too brief pages. Astrid – embarrassed by public displays of affection from her lover, hiding her relationship from her mother is unaware of her own self loathing. She captivated me. I wanted to know how these two opposites came together. I wanted to know what event occurred which causes A ...more
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Eroticist, environmentalist, and pastry enthusiast Giselle Renarde is a proud Canadian, supporter of the arts, and activist for women’s and LGBT rights. For Giselle, a perfect day involves watching a snowstorm rage outside with a cup of tea in one hand and a chocolate truffle in the other. Ms Renarde lives across from a park with two bilingual cats who sleep on her head.

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