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Lucy Grealy's prose is hauntingly beautiful.
Lucy Grealy, author of Autobiography of a Face, takes her readers step by painful step through her story, memories, and emotions of her life with jaw cancer.
There is no real way to describe the experience except to go through it for yourself to really understand it, but Lucy's words came very close!
Poignant memoir of a young woman whose childhood cancer resulted in disfigurement. As you read her story, which is a very well-written chronology, you can sense the emotional wall... Read morePublished 17 days ago by Deb Wong
A good read and while I could not put the book down I did feel bad for the main character. The afterword was very good.Published 1 month ago by Teacher
To read this book is a painful time. Grealy goes as far as she can go. What she tells us about the face and its mutilations is something to understand as you will eventually find... Read morePublished 1 month ago by abbeysbooks
It was powerful, and I learned to be content with my image now. You can learn a lot from this novelPublished 2 months ago by ken
I didn't expect to enjoy this book as much as I did. It was very interesting and makes you look inward into your self and at your own life.Published 3 months ago by Samantha