13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl - Chapter Seven: My Mother’s Idea of Sexy Summary & Analysis

Mona Awad
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Elizabeth and her mother sit in a seafood restaurant waiting for her mother’s friends from work to arrive. Elizabeth is wearing a gauzy outfit her mother bought for her that afternoon which leaves her midriff bare and is accessorized by pink strappy heels and skin tight low-risers. Elizabeth feels as though it is either far too much or far too little. When her mother’s friends arrive she wastes no time in showing Elizabeth bragging about her weight loss, and making her stand and turn for them.

Later, as they walk through the market her mother is bursting with pride. She’d rented a Sebring just for Elizabeth’s visit and on the way home reminds Elizabeth that they are going for dinner the following night and she is to meet her at work when her...

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