Laila (BigReadingLife)'s Reviews > Gorge: My Journey Up Kilimanjaro at 300 Pounds

Gorge by Kara Richardson Whitely
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really liked it
bookshelves: africa, memoir, travel-narrative-memoir, dietbodyimagebooks, read-in-2016

I actually finished a book while on vacation!

This was really good if you're into memoirs of people struggling with body/weight/food/emotional issues. If you don't like those kinds of books, you might not be too interested in it. Whitely alternates describing her (third) trip up Kilimanjaro with the troubles she experienced with her parents' divorce, her father's absence from her life, and her addiction to food.

My full review over at Big Reading Life:
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Reading Progress

March 24, 2015 – Shelved
March 24, 2015 – Shelved as: to-read
May 2, 2016 – Started Reading
May 2, 2016 – Shelved as: africa
May 2, 2016 – Shelved as: memoir
May 2, 2016 – Shelved as: travel-narrative-memoir
May 2, 2016 – Shelved as: dietbodyimagebooks
May 5, 2016 – Finished Reading
May 7, 2016 – Shelved as: read-in-2016

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