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A disturbing but beautifully written memoir of a woman who has struggled her entire life with the personal ravages caused by cancer of the jaw. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
I first learned about Lucy Grealy through Ann Patchett’s memoir Truth and Beauty, a memoir dedicated to her complex friendship with Grealy. Read morePublished 1 month ago by EviePea48
Really held my attention. Well-written, her work as a poet shines through this prose. But the scan of the original pages created many mistakes that can sometimes be confusing, even... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Dave from Buffalo
Although this book is about a young girl who lives through cancer and survives numerous surgeries, it will resonate with everyone. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Kindle Customer
I wasn't too excited about reading this book for school, bout now that I have taken the time to read it, I was really touched by what Lucy Grealy had to say. Read morePublished 2 months ago by martrece thornton
Her imagination and adaptability using her experience and inward personality was amazing. I understood her metaphors and descriptions perfectly because I too lived in that world... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Gayle Meade
I know this book gets so many poor reviews, but it held me spellbound and I wanted to know more about Lucy. Read morePublished 3 months ago by LWeaver
It was like relieving the time I had cancer with all my feelings validated and feeling I wasn't alone. InspirationalPublished 3 months ago by PenName1