Dying : a memoir
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Portland, Oregon : Tin House Books, 2017.
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Book
Edition
First US edition.
Physical Desc
141 pages ; 21 cm.
Status
Oliver La Farge - Adult  1 available
128.5 Tay

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English
ISBN
9781941040706, 1941040705

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Originally published: Melbourne, Vic. : Text Publishing Company, 2016.
Description
At the age of sixty, Cory Taylor is dying of melanoma-related brain cancer. Her illness is no longer treatable: she now weighs less than her neighbor's retriever. As her body weakens, she describes the experience -- the vulnerability and strength, the courage and humility, the anger and acceptance -- of knowing she will soon die. Written in the space of a few weeks, in a tremendous creative surge, this powerful and beautiful memoir is a clear-eyed account of what dying teaches: Taylor describes the tangle of her feelings, remembers the lives and deaths of her parents, and examines why she would like to be able to choose the circumstances of her death. Taylor's last words offer a vocabulary for readers to speak about the most difficult thing any of us will face. And while Dying: A Memoir is a deeply affecting meditation on death, it is also a funny and wise tribute to life. -- Amazon.com.

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APA Citation (style guide)

Taylor, C. (2017). Dying: a memoir (First US edition.). Tin House Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Taylor, Cory, 1955-2016. 2017. Dying: A Memoir. Portland, Oregon: Tin House Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Taylor, Cory, 1955-2016. Dying: A Memoir Portland, Oregon: Tin House Books, 2017.

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Taylor, Cory. Dying: A Memoir First US edition., Tin House Books, 2017.

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