Brace for Impact: A Memoir by Gabe Montesanti

Brace for Impact: A Memoir

Gabe Montesanti

nonfiction lgbtqia+ memoir emotional hopeful sad medium-paced

416 pages | first published 2022

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Gabe Montesanti grew up queer in a working-class, Catholic family in a conservative small town in the Midwest. In this turbulent environment, she developed a severe eating disorder, learned to distrust herself, and lived in constant fear. As she ...
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emotional 85%
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hopeful 52%
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challenging 19%
dark 19%
tense 4%


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