The Cancer Journals

The Cancer Journals

Book Title: The Cancer Journals

Author: Anatole Broyard

Format: Paperback | 99 pages

Publication Date: 30 Jan 2007

ISBN-13: 9781879960732

Literary Nonfiction. Memoir. African American Studies. LGBT Studies. Moving between journal entry, memoir, and exposition, Audre Lorde fuses the personal and political as she reflects on her experience coping with breast cancer and a radical mastectomy. Includes photos and tributes to Lorde written after her death in 1992.

"Grief, terror, courage, the passion for survival and for more than survival, are here in the searchings of a great poet." Adrienne Rich

"This book teaches me that with one breast or none, I am still me." Alice Walker"