CCAD student’s book benefits eating disorder associations
After creating a documentary short about his experience with an eating disorder, CCAD student Angelo Thomas (Film & Video, 2020) recently wrote his first novel about a pop star recovering from anorexia.
The Incredible Jake Parker tells the story of 19-year-old pop music sensation Jake Parker whose musical career is put on hold as he goes to residential treatment to recover from anorexia.
The book features cover artwork created by fellow CCAD student Kaycee Nwakudu (Animation, 2020).
Thomas says the book is one of the first fictional works to be published with direct approval from a nationally recognized organization for eating disorders.
A quarter of the profits from the book’s sales will go to The National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders, and another 25% will be donated to The Center for Balanced Living in Columbus.