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Il cancro mi ha reso più frivola. Una testimonianza a fumetti
a cartoonist examines her experience with breast cancer in an irreverent and humorous graphic memoir.
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This is a very very good read.
More serious and depressing than Cancer Vixen Miriam Engelberg's account of her breast cancer ...more
"I met with a friend who had breast cancer seven years ago. 'Whatever happens, this is a wakeup call for you about how you're living your life.' (Loves to garden, makes crafts, supports women with cancer.) 'Yea, you're right! This is a cha ...more
Neurotic, anxious, pessimistic; those qualities don't just disappear with a breast cancer verdict. Patients don't all turn into glowing "appreciate what God has given and focus on the positive" sort of people. And Miriam Engelberg walks the fine line between the pink ribbons and the "cancer sucks" stickers with an honest humor and wit that we can all relate to. This cartoon memoir has the feel of Alison Bechdel's Fun Home ...more
As she undergoes surgery, radiation, and chemo, Miriam experiences illness as she has never before experienced it. She cannot help but to view her life differently; cancer has given her a new context.
Honest and open, Engelberg’s memoir takes readers on an unforgettable journey. If nothing else, her revelations will force readers to reconsider how they treat people who are ill, c ...more
This book is an absolute gift to anyone who has cancer, loves someone who has cancer, or who works with people who have cancer. It really helps keep things in perspective.
Bless her for writing this; may Miria ...more
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Touching, sincere and oh so human! Through her honest portrayal of her feelings when she was diagnosed with cancer, Miriam shows that it's ok not to be strong and positive all the time. We're just human. Sometimes we can feel lousy. Many times we search for answers. And at the moments when we hear the answers, that what makes life worthwhile. =)