Normal view MARC view ISBD view

A breast cancer alphabet / Madhulika Sikka.

By: Sikka, Madhulika.
Series: Nancy Floyd Haworth Foundation collection: Publisher: New York : Crown Publishing, 2014Edition: 1st ed.Description: 209 p. ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9780385348515.Subject(s): Breast -- Cancer -- MiscellaneaDDC classification: 616.99/449
Contents:
A is for anxiety -- B is for breasts -- C is for Cancerland -- D is for drugs -- E is for epiphany -- F is for fashion accessories -- G is for guilt -- H is for hair -- I is for indignities -- J is for journey -- K is for kindness -- L is for looks -- M is for mastectomy -- N is for notebook -- O is for odds -- P is for pillows -- Q is for quitting -- R is for reconstruction -- S is for sex -- T is for therapy -- U is for un- -- V is for vacation -- W is for warrior -- X is for exhaustion -- Y is for you -- Z is for zzz's.
Summary: Madhulika Sikka's Breast Cancer Alphabet offers a new way to live with and plan past the hardest diagnosis that most women will ever receive: a personal, practical, and deeply informative look at the road from diagnosis to treatment and beyond. What Madhulika Sikka didn't foresee when initially diagnosed, and what this book brings to life so vividly, are the unexpected and minute challenges that make navigating the world of breast cancer all the trickier. This book is an inspired reaction to what started as a personal predicament. As a prominent news executive, Madhulika had access to the most cutting edge data on the disease's reach and impact. This inventive book navigates the world of science and story, bringing readers into Madhulika's mind and experience in a way that demystifies breast cancer and offers new hope for those living with it.
List(s) this item appears in: Nancy Floyd Haworth Foundation
Item type Current location Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Book Book Northeast Bookmobile
In Cimarron Library NE
600-699 616.9 SIK Available 30905000349336
Book Book West Bookmobile
In West Office
600-699 616.99 SIK 2014 4/14 Available 30902000255662
Total holds: 0

Purchase of this book made possible by a grant from the Nancy Floyd Haworth Foundation, Albuquerque, NM.

Includes bibliographical references.

Madhulika Sikka's Breast Cancer Alphabet offers a new way to live with and plan past the hardest diagnosis that most women will ever receive: a personal, practical, and deeply informative look at the road from diagnosis to treatment and beyond. What Madhulika Sikka didn't foresee when initially diagnosed, and what this book brings to life so vividly, are the unexpected and minute challenges that make navigating the world of breast cancer all the trickier. This book is an inspired reaction to what started as a personal predicament. As a prominent news executive, Madhulika had access to the most cutting edge data on the disease's reach and impact. This inventive book navigates the world of science and story, bringing readers into Madhulika's mind and experience in a way that demystifies breast cancer and offers new hope for those living with it.

Copyright ©2016 New Mexico State Library, a division of the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs. 1209 Camino Carlos Rey, Santa Fe, NM 87507 Phone: 505-476-9700

This project is made possible by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services to the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act.

Powered by Koha