Big Fat Disaster

Big Fat Disaster

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Insecure, shy, and way overweight, Colby hates the limelight as much as her pageant-pretty mom and sisters love it. It's her life: Dad's a superstar, running for office on a family values platform. Then suddenly, he ditches his marriage for a younger woman and gets caught stealing money from the campaign. Everyone hates Colby for finding out and blowing the whistle on him. From a mansion, they end up in a poor relative's trailer, where her mom's contempt swells right along with Colby's supersized jeans. Then, a cruel video of Colby half-dressed, made by her cousin Ryan, finds its way onto the internet. Colby plans her own death. A tragic family accident intervenes, and Colby's role in it seems to paint her as a hero, but she's only a fraud. Finally, threatened with exposure, Colby must face facts about her selfish mother and her own shame. Harrowing and hopeful, proof that the truth that saves us can come with a fierce and terrible price, Big Fat Disaster is that rare thing, a story that is authentically new.Are youa€”is that...What music? Well, youa#39;re certainly not going to listen to it anymore!a€ She steps into my room and snatches my iPod off my dresser. a€œMom! Didna#39;t you hear what Grandma said? How can you be mad at me after everything sheanbsp;...

Title:Big Fat Disaster
Author:Beth Fehlbaum
Publisher:Merit Press - 2014-03-18


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