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!
I read this book right after my cancer surgery. I was so incredibly touched/helped by this book that I actually called the author! Read morePublished 1 month ago by M. Saltzman
This is a book that requires several readings to full grasp the content. There are many concepts in this book that are common sense, but really help the person that is searching... Read morePublished 5 months ago by jojolima
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 14 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 16 months ago by LB
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 SHFB