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I'll Have What She's Having My Adventures in Celebrity Dieting

by Rebecca Harrington

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I'll Have What She's Having My Adventures in Celebrity Dieting Synopsis

Elizabeth Taylor mixed cottage cheese and sour cream; Madonna subsisted on 'sea vegetables' and Marilyn Monroe drank raw eggs whipped with warm milk. Where there is a Hollywood starlet offering nutritional advice, there is a diet Rebecca Harrington is willing to try. Facing a harrowing mix of fainting spells, pimples and salmonella, Harrington tracks down illegal haggis to imitate Pippa Middleton, paces her apartment until the wee hours drinking ten Diet Cokes a la Karl Lagerfeld, and attempts something forbiddingly known as the 'Salt Water Flush' to channel her inner Beyonce. Rebecca Harrington risks kitchen fires and mysterious face rashes, all in the name of diet journalism. Taking cues from noted beauty icons like Posh Spice (alkaline!), Sophia Loren (pasta!) and Cameron Diaz (savory oatmeal!), I'll Have What She's Having is completely surprising, occasionally unappetising, and always outrageously funny.

I'll Have What She's Having My Adventures in Celebrity Dieting Press Reviews

'A hilariously ill-advised experiment in celebrity diets ... While the content is mostly lighthearted and humorous, there is a palpable undercurrent of sharp feminist commentary' Publisher's Weekly

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ISBN: 9780349006031
Publication date: 15/01/2015
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780349006031
Publication date: 15th January 2015
Author: Rebecca Harrington
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 176 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Humour,
Categories: Humour, Diets & dieting,

About Rebecca Harrington

Rebecca Harrington read English at Harvard, Journalism at Columbia and now works as a staff writer for The Huffington Post. An anglophile, she regularly visits the UK but is currently based in New York. Penelope is her debut novel.

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