The Makedown
The Makedown
324 pages
Published 2009
by Grand Central

The Makedown

Anna Norton used to be fat. Correction: Anna Norton used to be a fat, nerdy, overeater with low self esteem. When she moves from suburban Ohio to Manhattan at age 23, her life does a total 180. With guidance from her boss, an unlikely Fairy Godmother in the form of a chic caterer and excellent cook, Anna loses all the weight and—though still not quite Kate Moss—finally drops her inferiority complex, brushes the crumbs off her skirt, and enters the world of feeling good and looking good…