The Cancer Journals: Special Edition

The Cancer Journals: Special Edition

Written by: Audre Lorde
Publisher: Aunt Lute Books (April 1997)

Literary Nonfiction. Memoir. African American Studies. LGBT Studies. Moving between journal entry, memoir, and exposition, Audre Lorde fuses the personal and political as she reflects on her experience coping with breast cancer and a radical mastectomy. Includes photos and tributes to Lorde written after her death in 1992. “Grief, terror, courage, the passion for survival and for more than survival, are here in the searchings of a great poet.”
—Adrienne Rich

“This book teaches me that with one breast or none, I am still me.”
—Alice Walker

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