I would never have chosen this path, but I am very glad to be who I am,
here. The Cancer Journals is an intimate, poetic and invigorating account
of the experience of breast cancer, from biopsy to mastectomy, told by the
great feminist and activist Audre Lorde. Moving between journal entry,
memoir, and essay, Lorde fuses the personal and political to reflect on the
many questions breast cancer raises: questions of survival, sexuality,
prosthesis and self-care. It is a journey of survival, friendship, and
self-acceptance. Grief, terror, courage, the passion for survival and for
more than survival, are here in the searchings of a great poet. Adrienne
Rich This book teaches me that with one breast or none, I am still me Alice

Audre Lorde—The Cancer Journals

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