The Cancer Journals

The Cancer Journals

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"Grief, terror, courage, the passion for survival and for more than survival, are here in the searchings of a great poet."--Adrienne Rich "This book teaches me that with one breast or none, I am still me."--Alice Walker "The forthrightness and ferocity with which Audre Lorde greeted every social injustice is in full force in this courageous exploration."--Amazon.com Moving between journal entry, memoir, and exposition, Audre Lorde fuses the personal and political as she reflects on her experience coping with breast cancer and a radical mastectomy. Includes photos and tributes to Lorde written after her death in 1992.

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  • Paperback | 99 pages
  • 137.2 x 205.7 x 15.2mm | 226.8g
  • 30 Jan 2007
  • AUNT LUTE BOOKS
  • San Francisco, CA
  • English
  • Special edition
  • Special ed.
  • 1879960737
  • 9781879960732
  • 278,062

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Audre Lorde (1934-1992) wrote eighteen books of essays and poetry, for which she won numerous awards, including the American Book Award for A Burst of Light. She received a Masters of Library Science from Columbia University. After working several years as a librarian, she became a professor of English?first at John Jay College and later at Hunter College.

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