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With eloquent candor, a woman who in childhood endured a severly disfiguring cancer offers a meditation on the pain, and healing she has endured, searching through a culture obsessed with physical beauty for love, acceptance, and inner peace. Tour.

Table of Contents

Luck — Petting zoo — The Tao of laugh-in — Fear itself — Life on earth — Door number two — Masks — Truth and beauty — World of unknowing — The habits of self-consciousness — Cool — Mirrors.

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ISBN:
9780547524122
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Subject:
Disfigured persons -- United States -- Biography.
Author:
Grealy, Lucy
Subject:
Disfigured persons.
Subject:
Ewing's sarcoma
Subject:
Adaptation, Psychological
Subject:
Body image
Subject:
Jaw Neoplasms
Subject:
Sarcoma, Ewing s
Subject:
Biography/Medical
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - General
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Cancer
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Medical Biographies
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography : General
Subject:
Health & Fitness : Diseases - Cancer
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography : Personal Memoirs
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography : Women
Publication Date:
September 1994
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English
Pages:
223

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Biography » Women
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Cancer

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