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Delta Style

Eve wasn't a size 6 and neither am I

Delta Burke with Alexis Lipsitz

St. Martin's Griffin

Meet Delta Burke - beloved star of Designing Women, accomplished actress, founding partner of Delta Burke Design, a sassy, glamorous actress for whom learning to live as a "real-size" woman has presented all kinds of opportunities. A beauty-pageant winner, Delta had a much publicized weight gain during Designing Women and was the subject of press speculation and gossip. But as she started to come to terms with the fact that her body would always be full figured, she found her fans loved her all the more, and the outpouring of support began to compensate for the emotional strain.

With wit, honesty, and directness, she discusses the pain she felt, her agonizing efforts to achieve a size 6 body, and her own journey to self-acceptance, which led her to found Delta Burke Design, a clothing company for the real-size woman.

Filled with inspirational motivational advice, humorous anecdotes, and style tips from this nationally adored celebrity, Delta Style shows how positive thinking can transform your state of mind and give you the confidence to live up to your own - ond only your own - expectations.

Beautiful Delta is a perfect role model for the millions of women who find coping with a real-size body requires strategy and acceptance, as will as for those coptivated by her screen presence and smart, upbeat approach to life.

Meet Delta Burke - beloved star of Designing Women, accomplished actress, founding partner of Delta Burke Design, a sassy, glamorous actress for whom learning to live as a "real-size" woman has presented all kinds of opportunities. A beauty-pageant winner, Delta had a much publicized weight gain during Designing Women and was the subject of press speculation and gossip. But as she started to come to terms with the fact that her body would always be full figured, she found her fans loved her all the more, and the outpouring of support began to compensate for the emotional strain.

With wit, honesty, and directness, she discusses the pain she felt, her agonizing efforts to achieve a size 6 body, and her own journey to self-acceptance, which led her to found Delta Burke Design, a clothing company for the real-size woman.

Filled with inspirational motivational advice, humorous anecdotes, and style tips from this nationally adored celebrity, Delta Style shows how positive thinking can transform your state of mind and give you the confidence to live up to your own - ond only your own - expectations.

Beautiful Delta is a perfect role model for the millions of women who find coping with a real-size body requires strategy and acceptance, as will as for those coptivated by her screen presence and smart, upbeat approach to life.

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  • In addition to her twice Emmy-nominated portrayal of Suzanne Sugarbaker on "Designing Women", her appearances in many other TV shows and movies-of-the-week, and her work designing her signature clothing line, DELTA BURKE is a spokesperson for the National Kidney Foundation and participates in the National Literacy Honors.  Alexis Lipsitz is an award-winning writer and photographer who is currently an editor at Reader's Digest General Books.
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Delta Style

Eve wasn't a size 6 and neither am I

Delta Burke with Alexis Lipsitz

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