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The Appetites of Girls

Pamela Moses

For the audience that made Commencement a New York Times bestseller comes a novel about women making their way in the world. Self-doubting Ruth is coddled by her immigrant mother, who uses food to soothe and control. Defiant Francesca believes her heavy frame shames her Park Avenue society mother and, to provoke her, consumes everything in sight. Lonely Opal longs to be included in her glamorous mother's dinner dates-until a disturbing encounter forever changes her desires. Finally, Setsu, a promising violinist, staves off conflict with her jealous brother by allowing him to take the choicest morsels from her plate-and from her future. College brings the four young women together as suitemates, where their stories and appetites collide. Here they make a pact to maintain their friendships into adulthood, but each must first find strength and her own way in the world. From the Hardcover edition.

For the audience that made Commencement a New York Times bestseller comes a novel about women making their way in the world. Self-doubting Ruth is coddled by her immigrant mother, who uses food to soothe and control. Defiant Francesca believes her heavy frame shames her Park Avenue society mother and, to provoke her, consumes everything in sight. Lonely Opal longs to be included in her glamorous mother's dinner dates-until a disturbing encounter forever changes her desires. Finally, Setsu, a promising violinist, staves off conflict with her jealous brother by allowing him to take the choicest morsels from her plate-and from her future. College brings the four young women together as suitemates, where their stories and appetites collide. Here they make a pact to maintain their friendships into adulthood, but each must first find strength and her own way in the world. From the Hardcover edition.
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For the audience that made Commencement a New York Times bestseller comes a novel about women making their way in the world. Self-doubting Ruth is coddled by her immigrant mother, who uses food to soothe and control. Defiant Francesca believes her heavy frame shames her Park Avenue society mother and, to provoke her, consumes everything in sight. Lonely Opal longs to be included in her glamorous mother's dinner dates-until a disturbing encounter forever changes her desires. Finally, Setsu, a promising violinist, staves off conflict with her jealous brother by allowing him to take the choicest morsels from her plate-and from her future. College brings the four young women together as suitemates, where their stories and appetites collide. Here they make a pact to maintain their friendships into adulthood, but each must first find strength and her own way in the world. From the Hardcover edition.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Sandy Rustin, Suzy Jackson, Heather Corrigan, Tavia Gilbert

Length:

14h 54m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

10:45


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

45:32


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

48:03


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

46:38


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

01:01:50


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

46:06


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

01:03:31


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

52:33


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

01:00:19


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

46:57


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

43:44


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

40:23


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

01:04:38


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

01:12:14


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

50:56


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

01:01:37


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

01:10:12


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

08:14