Autobiography of a Face
Publish date: September 27th 1994
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages no: 260
Edition language: English
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I noticed I'd skipped reading this book in my Atlas Shrugged haze, so I decided to catch up. And there was really nothing there in this book for me. I do realise that this is a book about a face, and a young woman who survived a childhood cancer only to have her the rest of her life dictated by th...
At nine her face is changed forever by cancer, as her life goes on she faces the trauma and stupidity of people from doctors to fellow school students, and learns about herself and life. Inspiring.
Read Truth and Beauty by Ann Patchett after this. It will give you both sides of the friendship. I read this book first so I was more sympathetic towards Lucy. It would be interesting if people are biased towards the first book read.
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