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Anna Leahy - Tumor - 9781501323300 - V9781501323300
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Description for Tumor Paperback. Series: Object Lessons. Num Pages: 160 pages. BIC Classification: HPN; JFCD; JFD; MBS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 165 x 120. .
Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things. One in two men and one in three women will develop invasive cancer. Tumors have the power to redefine identities and change how people live with one another. Tumor takes readers on an intellectual adventure around the attitudes that shape how humans do scientific research, treat cancer, and talk about disease, treatment, and death. With poetic verve and acuity, Anna Leahy explores why and how tumors happen, how we think and talk about them, and ... Read more

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Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
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About Anna Leahy
Anna Leahy is Director of the MFA in Creative Writing, Director of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity, and a Professor of English at Chapman University, USA. Her publications include the poetry collection Aperture, the co-written cultural memoir Generation Space, and the scholarly collection What We Talk about When We Talk about Creative Writing.

Reviews for Tumor
Leahy looks a tough subject right in the eyes, and tells its story with grace, insight, alacrity, and wit.
David Eagleman, Stanford neuroscientist, New York Times bestselling author of Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain, and host of the PBS series The Brain with David Eagleman
In clear, compelling language, Anna Leahy writes with insight and empathy ... Read more

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