In the Treadway family, we can't help but see ourselves. Their beautifully told story is achingly personal but filled with reminders of how honesty, acceptance, humor and love can bind us together.”
-Jeffrey Zaslow, coauthor of The Last Lecture
[A] memoir about illness that is remarkable in its honesty and extraordinary in its breadth. I wept, cheered, and even laughed out loud.
[A] courageous and exceptional book.” --Pauline W. Chen, New York Times' columnist and author of Final Exam: A Surgeon's Reflections on Mortality
A compelling saga about a family thrown into chaos as they confront disease. A moving, honest, and often surprisingly funny memoir about the ways in which adversity forces us to come together.”
-Dr. Tom Graboys, author of Life in the Balance: A Physician's Memoir of Life, Love, and Loss with Parkinson's Disease and Dementia
A tremendously insightful and moving story of the impact of cancer on an entire family.
A book for patients, families and caregivers.” --Dr. James Mongan, Professor, Harvard Medical School and former President of Massachusetts General Hospital
Home Before Dark offers an engrossing, intimate, and heartening illness narrative. The Treadways bravely share the enlightened self-examination that allows them to chart a healing course through rough waters.” --Debra Malina, editor, New England Journal of Medicine
Moving and remarkably honest book.
The Treadway family's insights will be invaluable for those coping with serious illness and for all of those caring for them.” --George E. Thibault, MD, Professor Emeritus, Harvard Medical School, and President of the Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation
A poignant chronicle of the impact of a cancer diagnosis on tightly knit family members and the remarkable power of their relationships to confront the terror caused by the disease.” --Robert J. Mayer, MD, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute