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Walking Through The Fire

4.24  ·  Rating Details ·  34 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
Published (first published May 25th 1977)
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Mischenko
Nov 07, 2016 Mischenko rated it it was amazing
This book fell into my hands due to our local library book sale. It remains on my shelf permanently. It's a touching story of a cancer survivor, Laurel Lee. Almost hard to read at times, it's one of my favorites, and gets a 5 star rating from me...
Mike Blyth
Mar 25, 2012 Mike Blyth rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: biography, medical
Laurel Lee's books have a special place in my heart. Few books have a style that sets them apart from, and makes them hard to compare with, all others. Her writing on the surface reads as easily as a children's book (she also wrote for children). But in that simplicity there is great transparency and insight. The books are mostly prose, but laced with sparkling word images and drawings that speak directly to the heart and are truly a (very accessible) form of poetry. Just a couple of examples:

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Michelle M
Jul 02, 2008 Michelle M rated it it was amazing
A cancer survivors story and a very compelling read. I have a signed copy from the author and first read this book when I was 12 years old.
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Very moving true story of a woman who is pregnant with her third child when she learns she has Hodgkins.
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