Autobiography of A Face

Autobiography of A Face

Downloadable Audiobook - 2016
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At age nine, Lucy Grealy was diagnosed with a potentially terminal cancer. When she returned to school with a third of her jaw removed, she faced the cruel taunts of classmates. In this strikingly candid memoir, Grealy tells her story of great suffering and remarkable strength without sentimentality and with considerable wit. Vividly portraying the pain of peer rejection and the guilty pleasures of wanting to be special, Grealy captures with unique insight what it is like as a child and young adult to be torn between two warring impulses: to feel that more than anything else we want to be loved for who we are, while wishing desperately and secretly to be perfect.
Publisher: Old Saybrook : Tantor Media, Inc., 2016
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781515991212
1515991210
Characteristics: 1 sound file : digital
Additional Contributors: Marlo, Coleen
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