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Coming Home from Breast Cancerville is the story of how Liz and her family navigated the potholes and obstacles, ultimately finding the strength to create a new home with purpose and meaning on Survivor Highway. A must-read for anyone who wants to know what surviving actually looks like.
Paperback, 256 pages
Published July 2019 by Sbd Consulting Pty Ltd
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Tonia
Aug 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This book is a must-read for anyone who has experienced breast cancer or knows someone who has. On the one hand it's an easy read, Liz's writing is engaging and at times laugh-out-loud funny, on the other, it's a difficult read. A lesson for me was that empathy comes at a price (I now know stuff about cancer I kind of wish I didn't). Liz is brutally honest about the impact breast cancer has had on her life and the lives of her husband and three girls.

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Bill
Oct 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing
A cover to cover read.

An excellent book that weaves love & humour through the brutal experiences of cancer treatment and its ongoing aftermath. There is a warmth here that lets the reader digest frank accounts of cancer's impacts on all aspects of life: the body and soul, the family, the home, the house, friends, and yes, on the budget.

Coming Home from Breast Cancerville is a great help in understanding the effects of this terrible journey on the person and the family - and how to provide the a
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Jacqueline
Sep 27, 2019 rated it it was amazing
For anyone who has experienced cancer, or has had a family member, friend or colleague experience cancer, this book is a must read!

Several times I laughed out loud whilst reading Liz’s book. But equally at times, I wanted to cry. Liz does not hold back on shining a spotlight on the harsh realities of what ‘behind the scenes’ living with cancer can mean.

Liz has a warm writing style that captures and engages the reader throughout. You’ll want to finish the book in one sitting!

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