Then Came Life

Then Came Life

Living With Courage, Spirit, and Gratitude After Breast Cancer

Book - 2015
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Then Came Life is a charming, quirky, delightful yet poignant story of surviving life, a collection of coming-of-(middle)-age stories of trying to be a role model for her daughter while being dissatisfied with her own looks, and what happens when her adoring son is more intent on romancing her than her husband is (right down to dueling Valentine’s Day cards). With the clear-eyed wit and observations of Nora Ephron, she not only explores the dissonance of facing the challenges she was afraid she wouldn’t be alive to have but also confronts them with a great sense of infectious empowerment and a hilarious voice. Geralyn harnesses her fighting spirit and leaves behind the trauma of cancer to battle all the rest that life has to throw at her. Then Came Life is not a cancer recovery story: It is about rediscovering the resilience, courage, and optimism it takes to reinvent yourself at every age. --Amazon
Publisher: New York :, Avery, an imprint of Penguin Random House,, 2015.
ISBN: 9781592409228
Branch Call Number: BIO LUCAS
Characteristics: viii, 209 pages ; 21 cm

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AL_KATI Jan 23, 2017

Pleasantly surprised by this memoir about having a life and children after cancer.

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