Down to the Bone

A Leukemia Story

Couverture Hardcover
Langue EN
Pagination 152
Numéro ISBN 9781637790342
Mots clés Life story, graphic novel, cancer, humor
Date de parution 10-05-2023
1-5 jours ouvrables Prix BD Web Membre: 27,11

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When Catherine is diagnosed with acute leukemia, a deadly form of cancer that attacks the immune system, her life is turned upside down. Young and previously healthy, she now finds herself catapulted into the world of the seriously ill―constantly testing and waiting for results, undergoing endless medical treatments, learning to accept a changing body, communicating with a medical team, and relying on the support of her partner, family, and friends. A professional illustrator, Catherine decides to tell the story of her disease in this graphic novel, and she does so with great sincerity, humor, and rare lucidity. We accompany her though the waiting, the doubts, the fears, and the tears―but also the laughter, the love, and the strong will to live. Rich in emotion, lighthearted, and profound, Down to the Bone is a powerful book.