The Cancer Journals

The Cancer Journals

Non-Fiction, Biography & Memoir, Literary Biography & Memoir, Sport
Paperback Published on: 05/11/2020
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Synopsis

I would never have chosen this path, but I am very glad to be who I am, here.

The Cancer Journals is an intimate, poetic and invigorating account of the experience of breast cancer, from biopsy to mastectomy, told by the great feminist and activist Audre Lorde. Moving between journal entry, memoir, and essay, Lorde fuses the personal and political to reflect on the many questions breast cancer raises: questions of survival, sexuality, prosthesis and self-care. It is a journey of survival, friendship, and self-acceptance.

  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 9780241453506
  • Number of pages: 96
  • Weight: 79g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 7 mm

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The Cancer Journals
A great read!
Another excellent book by Audre Lorde. Her writing is always great and this did not disappoint. This was touching and moving and i enjoyed the way this tou... READ MORE
beth younge
The Cancer Journals
A Cancer Memoir to Inspire
In The Cancer Journals we accompany Lorde as she is diagnosed with breast cancer and undergoes a mastectomy in an effort to limit the chances of the cancer... READ MORE
Rachel Matthews