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Little Girls in Pretty Boxes by [Ryan, Joan]
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Length: 243 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
Page Flip: Enabled Language: English

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A sports reporter investigates the training of girls as professional gymnasts and figure skaters, arguing that the pressure to succeed and to look beautiful results in mental and physical harm, from eating disorders to psychological trauma.

About the Author

Joan Ryan is a columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle.

Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 6105 KB
  • Print Length: 243 pages
  • Publisher: Doubleday; 1st edition (3 April 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00CGI3F2O
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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5.0 out of 5 starsI think gymnastics has a lot of wonderful qualities, such as instilling discipline
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