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Rain, Heavy at Times: Life in the Cancer Months Dan Matthews

Rain, Heavy at Times: Life in the Cancer Months

Dan Matthews

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ISBN : 9780974269818
Paperback
298 pages
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 About the Book 

When Mary Matthews was diagnosed with breast cancer in October 2000, her husband Dan thought his life was over, too. He turned to writing to help him come to terms with his impending loss, chronicling his familys painful journey in exquisite proseMoreWhen Mary Matthews was diagnosed with breast cancer in October 2000, her husband Dan thought his life was over, too. He turned to writing to help him come to terms with his impending loss, chronicling his familys painful journey in exquisite prose poetry that resonates with images of the majestic beauty of the Pacific Northwest coastline. Rain, Heavy at Times: Life in the Cancer Months journals the hard decisions Dan and Mary had to make about surgery, chemotherapy, how and what to tell the children and eventually, how they would handle the end of Marys life. Powerful and inspirational, this book shows how an ordinary family copes with extraordinary circumstances with strength, courage and love.