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Cancer Vixen: A True Story

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Coming in paperback: the groundbreaking graphic memoir that has inspired breast cancer patients to fight back—and do it with style.

“What happens when a shoe-crazy, lipstick-obsessed, wine-swilling, pasta-slurping, fashion-fanatic, about-to-get-married big-city girl cartoonist with a fabulous life finds . . . a lump in her breast?” Thats the question that sets this powerful, funny, and poignant graphic memoir in motion. In vivid color and with a taboo-breaking sense of humor, Marisa Acocella Marchetto tells the story of her eleven-month, ultimately triumphant bout with breast cancer—from diagnosis to cure, and every challenging step in between.

•One of Time.coms top ten graphic novels of the year

•Slate.coms medical book of the year

•One of the Wall Street Journals five best books on living with illness

•Finalist, Books for a Better Life

•Finalist, National Cartoonists Society Graphic Novel of the Year

“Powerful . . . A vibrant, neon chronicle with plenty of atti­tude . . . A triumph of imagination and spirit.”

—Los Angeles Times

“Ebullient . . . Visually invigorating and unflinching.”

—The New York Times Book Review

“Irresistibly authentic . . . These words and pictures convey humility and humanity with witty grace and heartfelt power.”

—The Miami Herald

“Funny, eye-opening, moving.”

—Time

About the Author

MARISA ACOCELLA MARCHETTO is a cartoonist for The New Yorker and Glamour. Her work has also appeared in The New York Times and Modern Bride, among other publications. She is the founder and chair of the Cancer Vixen Fund at St. Vincents Hospital in New York City, where she lives.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780375714740
Author:
Marchetto, Marisa Acocella
Publisher:
Pantheon Books
Subject:
Diseases - Cancer
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Breast
Subject:
Cancer
Subject:
Breast cancer patients
Subject:
Marchetto, Marisa Acocella
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Cancer
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20090931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
A) <br><br>&#8220;Marchetto limns her brush with c
Language:
English
Illustrations:
FULL-COLOR ILLS THROUGHOUT
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8.22x7.36x.61 in. 1.31 lbs.

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