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The Resource Strong at the broken places : voices of illness, a chorus of hope, Richard M. Cohen

Strong at the broken places : voices of illness, a chorus of hope, Richard M. Cohen

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Strong at the broken places : voices of illness, a chorus of hope
Title
Strong at the broken places
Title remainder
voices of illness, a chorus of hope
Statement of responsibility
Richard M. Cohen
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The remarkable story of five ordinary people trapped in the complex world of serious chronic illness. In this intimate portrait, journalist Cohen probes lives of sickness as these individuals struggle to cope. This book was born of the desire of many to share their stories in the hope that the sick and those who love them will see that they are not alone. Cohen spent three years chronicling the lives of five diverse "citizens of sickness" with ALS, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, Crohn's disease, muscular dystrophy, and bipolar disorder. Though each individual's illness wreaks havoc in a different way, Cohen shows how their experiences are strikingly similar and offer lessons for us all--on self-determination, on courage in the face of adversity and public ignorance, on keeping hopealive, and on finding strength and peace under the most difficult of circumstances.--From publisher description
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
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Cohen, Richard M
Index
no index present
LC call number
RC108
LC item number
.C638 2008
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chronically ill
  • People with disabilities
Label
Strong at the broken places : voices of illness, a chorus of hope, Richard M. Cohen
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
The meeting -- Denise Glass: fighting for control -- Reflections: choosing the way to live -- Buzz Bay: keeping the faith -- Reflections: honoring a separate peace -- Ben Cumbo: facing down demons -- Reflections: valuing quality over quantity -- Sarah Levin: seeking normalcy -- Reflections: living with grace -- Larry Fricks: surviving stigma -- Reflections: dueling with ignorance -- Coming together
Control code
ocn144598111
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xviii, 332 p.
Isbn
9780060763114
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007023965
Other physical details
port.
System control number
(OCoLC)144598111
Label
Strong at the broken places : voices of illness, a chorus of hope, Richard M. Cohen
Publication
Contents
The meeting -- Denise Glass: fighting for control -- Reflections: choosing the way to live -- Buzz Bay: keeping the faith -- Reflections: honoring a separate peace -- Ben Cumbo: facing down demons -- Reflections: valuing quality over quantity -- Sarah Levin: seeking normalcy -- Reflections: living with grace -- Larry Fricks: surviving stigma -- Reflections: dueling with ignorance -- Coming together
Control code
ocn144598111
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xviii, 332 p.
Isbn
9780060763114
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007023965
Other physical details
port.
System control number
(OCoLC)144598111
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