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Life, with Cancer: The Lauren Terrazzano Story
Frank Terrazzano and Paul Lonardo, foreword by Anna Q uindlen. HCI, $16.95 trade paper (312p) ISBN 978-0-7573-1663-0
Lauren Terrazzano was a journalist for Newsday—part of two Pulitzer-winning reporting teams—who died of lung cancer before she turned 40. Her father chronicles her life as she battled the illness, using excerpts from a series of columns she wrote for Newsday...Terrazzano also lets the reader share in Lauren's many investigative stories (from air crashes to senior abuse) and her strong desire to make a difference. Critical moments include the confirmation of the diagnosis and the drastic treatment: removal of her right lung. Terrazzano's pain comes through and so does Lauren's courage, humor, and realism in the face of her deadly disease.
A heartfelt tribute and compassionate story, wonderfully written. Despite the pain and suffering depicted , it is a story of a courageous and caring woman who accomplished a... Read morePublished 19 months ago by Anne Marie Furrier
This was a courageous book to write as a testament to a much loved daughter Lauren. Mr Terrazzano has written in simple and clear style, a celebration of Lauren's life. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Janette Skinner