Book Title: The Cancer Journals
Author: Anatole Broyard
Format: Paperback | 99 pages
Publication Date: 30 Jan 2007
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"