"...this is a rare book that has the saddest of endings and yet still manages to be--yes--life affirming." -- People Magazine 4-star review, 10/9/06
"An emotional, touching and even funny memoir." -- (LifetimeTV.com)
"Each woman expressed gratitude for the silver linings in the cloud of breast cancer." -- St. Petersburg Times, 10/10/2006
"It delivers...Parts...bring tears to our eyes, then the next page sneaks in a laugh...Ultimately hopeful and inspiring." -- (Wichita Eagle, 10/29/2006)
"Pick up a copy of "Nordie's at Noon
" on your way to your mammogram. It may literally be a lifesaver." -- (Herald Standard, 10/16/2006)
"Remarkable...Packed with the details of personal stories and leavened with humor...Their voices are distinct." -- Kansas City Nursing News, 11/7/2006
"Their combined insights...[encourage] women of all ages to be proactive when it comes to their health." -- (TheBreastCareSite.com, October 2006)
"Will help many readers be more proactive with their health...Simple, honest, funny, heartbreaking, and inspirational." -- PsycCRITIQUES.org, 2/28/07
"[A] funny, poignant, and exceedingly valuable resource...a superb text." -- Library Journal starred review, 9/1/06
"[A] warm and intimate detailing of how cancer upends young lives." -- Ms., Fall 2006
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About the Author
Patti Balwanz died in 2003, at the age of twenty-nine. Kim Carlos lives in Kansas City with her husband and son. Jennifer Johnson lives with her husband and two children in Overland Park, Kansas. Jana Peters died in 2006, at the age of thirty-five.