An expedient read, clearly written and insightful.
This is a gripping book about the author's experiences living with serious illness, including cancer, and how this puts us in touch with what it means to be human.
Dr. Frank gives such insight into his own patient experience and from a medical sociologist's perspective!
Arthur Frank gives a compelling account of the multiple dimensions of being ill. This book is beneficial both to those who need to understand what ill loved ones are experiencing... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Tinker
I would highly recommend this book to anyone who is or has gone through health challenges, either directly or by way of a family member, close friend, etc. Read morePublished 8 months ago by LB
Even though Dr. Frank's focus was primarily on cancer, his insight's about his experiences and observations of others helped me greatly with my chronic neurological illness. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Jane C. Harris
We appreciate this book and have recommended it to the stroke survivors and caregivers who attend the stroke support group which we facilitate. Read morePublished on August 5, 2012 by Robert and Wanda S.
Since being diagnosed with breast cancer in December 2012 I have read many illness memoirs, and this one is in the top tier. Read morePublished on May 17, 2012 by M. F. Soto-Schwartz
An expedient read, clearly written and insightful. This is a work that begins to rival those of Wendy Lustbader. Well done.Published on June 8, 2011 by D. Lippert