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Cancer Vixen A True Story

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ISBN-10: 067697824X

ISBN-13: 9780676978247

Edition: 2006

Authors: Marisa Acocella Marchetto

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“What happens when a shoe-crazy, lipstick-obsessed, pasta-slurping, fashion-fanatic, madly-in-love, about-to-get married, big-city-girl cartoonist with a fabulous life finds . . . a lump in her breast?” That’s the question that sets this funny, powerful and poignant graphic memoir in motion. In vivid colour and with a taboo-breaking sense of humour, Marisa Marchetto tells the story of her 11-month, ultimately triumphant bout with breast cancer – from diagnosis to cure, and every challenging step in between. But Cancer Vixen is about more than surviving an illness. It is a portrait of one woman’s supercharged life in Manhattan, and a wonderful love story. Marisa, self-described “terminal…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Incorporated
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 224
Size: 7.70" wide x 8.10" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.672
Language: English