The Craggy Hole in My Heart and the Cat Who Fixed It

Over the Edge and Back with My Dad, My Cat, and Me

By Geneen Roth
Three Rivers Press (CA), Paperback, 9781400083190, 238pp.

Publication Date: June 28, 2005

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Description
In this inspiring and joyous book, "New York Times" bestselling author Geneen Roth introduces her remarkable twenty-pound cat, Mister Blanche, and her beloved father, Bernard, as she takes readers deep into the story of how each finally taught her to love without reservation and accept that she might someday lose those whom she believed she couldn't live without. Told with warmth and wit, "The Craggy Hole in My Heart and The Cat Who Fixed It" is a poignant and funny story about how to live with love--and never live without it.



About the Author
Geneen Roth was born in New York City. She is a writer and a teacher who has gained international prominence through her work in the field of eating disorders. She has written several books including Feeding the Hungry Heart, Breaking Free from Compulsive Eating, When Food is Love, Women, Food and God: An Unexpected Path to Almost Everything, and Lost and Found: Unexpected Revelations about Food and Money. Her books focus on the link between compulsive eating and perpetual dieting with deeply personal and spiritual issues that go far beyond food, weight and body image. She has written monthly columns in Good Housekeeping Magazine and Prevention Magazine.



Praise For The Craggy Hole in My Heart and the Cat Who Fixed It

“A totally brilliant book—beautiful and fierce and sweet and, at times, very funny. I was utterly blown away.” —Anne Lamott, author of Operating Instructions

“Wise, loving, tough, and tender. A beautiful book. Geneen knows how to nourish the heart!” —Jack Kornfield, author of A Path with Heart

“Read it, laugh with it, and become a little more of a human being.” —Thomas Moore, author of Care of the Soul and Dark Nights of the Soul

“Roth takes us on a deep, joyful, provocative, and ultimately nourishing journey. I couldn’t put it down from beginning to end.” —Justine Willis Toms, New Dimensions Radio, coauthor of True Work

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