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Autobiography of a face

Lucy Grealy

Autobiography of a face

by Lucy Grealy

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Published by Perennial in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sarcoma, Ewing"s,
  • Body Image,
  • Disfigured persons,
  • Psychology,
  • Jaw Neoplasms,
  • Patients,
  • Psychological Adaptation,
  • Personal Narratives,
  • Ewing"s sarcoma,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLucy Grealy
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRD661.G74 A3 2003
    The Physical Object
    Pagination236 p. ;
    Number of Pages236
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24936382M
    ISBN 100060569662
    OCLC/WorldCa51874121

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flag 14 likes · Like · 4/5. `Autobiography of a Face' was first published into much critical and commercial acclaim, and is a New York Times `notable book'. When Lucy Grealy was nine-years-old, she was diagnosed with Ewing's sarcoma, a rare bone cancer that has around about 5% survival rate/5().

Autobiography of a Face is a book about image, about the tyranny of the image of a beautiful - or even pleasingly average - face. In the end, this tyranny is not so much overthrown as shrugged off.' In the end, this tyranny is not so much overthrown as shrugged off.'.

Sep 13,  · Autobiography of a Face is a book about image, about the tyranny of the image of a beautiful—or even pleasingly average—face. In the end, this /5(77). Autobiography of a Face is a memoir written by award-winning poet Lucy Grealy.

It describes her childhood struggles with jaw cancer and the resulting disfigurement that she considers the true tragedy of her life.

With the exception of the prologue, the memoir employs a linear narrative, Author: Lucy Grealy. Mar 01,  · Buy a cheap copy of Autobiography of a Face book by Lucy Grealy. At age nine, Lucy Grealy was diagnosed with a potentially terminal cancer.

When she returned to school with a third of her jaw removed, she faced the cruel taunts Free shipping over $Cited by: Autobiography of a Face Summary & Study Guide includes comprehensive information and analysis to help you understand the book. This study guide contains the following sections: This detailed literature summary also contains Topics for Discussion and a Free Quiz on Autobiography of a Face by Lucy Grealy.

May 16,  · Autobiography of a Face Paperback – 18 Mar by Lucy Grealy (Author)/5(8). Lucinda Margaret Grealy (June 3, – December 18, ) was an Irish-American poet and memoirist who wrote Autobiography of a Face in This critically acclaimed book describes her childhood and early adolescent experience with cancer of.

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A New York Times Notable Book This is a young woman's first book, the story of her own life, and both book and life are unforgettable." - New York Times "Engaging and engrossing, a story.

Autobiography of a Face  is the brilliant prose debut of award-winning poet Lucy Grealy. Grealy spent five years of her childhood being treated for cancer. The surgery left her face badly. Aug 25,  · An in-depth profile of Facebook, written by Mashable contributor Sid Yadav and edited by Pete Cashmore.

Image credit: Bryan Veloso. Facebook Author: Sid Yadav. Mar 18,  · "I spent five years of my life being treated for cancer, but since then I've spent fifteen years being treated for nothing other than looking different from everyone else.

It was the pain from that, from feeling ugly, that I always viewed as the great tragedy of my life. The fact that I had cancer seemed minor in comparison." At age nine, Lucy Grealy was diagnosed with a potentially terminal /5(48). Autobiography of a Face, her memoir, was first published in and was reprinted in with an afterword by her friend, author Ann Patchett.

Grealy grew up to become a published poet and author of other works in addition to this well-crafted memoir. Published inAutobiography of a Face is award-winning poet Lucy Grealy’s prose debut, a widely-celebrated memoir concerning the author’s struggles with cancer and disfigurement. At the age of 9, Lucy collides with a classmate during a game of dodgeball.

Lucinda Margaret Grealy was a poet and memoirist who wrote Autobiography of a Face in This critically acclaimed book describes her childhood and early adolescence experience with cancer of the jaw, which left her with some facial disfigurement.4/5.

A New York Times Notable Book “This is a young woman’s first book, the story of her own life, and both book and life are unforgettable.” —New York Times “Engaging and engrossing, a story of grace as well as cruelty, and a demonstration of [Grealy's] own wit and style and class."—Washington Post Book World This powerful memoir is about the premium we put on beauty and on a woman's /5(43).

Autobiography of a Face Summary. Lucy tells of her years as a hand for Diamond D Stables when she worked with her friend, Stephen. By the time she begins work there, she has had several surgeries, and her face is oddly shaped, invariably attracting attention. Mar 18,  · Autobiography of a Face by Lucy Grealy In her moving memoir, Autobiography of a Face, award-winning poet Lucy Grealy describes her life as a cancer victim who, at nine years old, has part of her jaw removed.

Autobiography of a Face December 30, · An excellent essay, "Tyranny of the Visual", written by Susannah Mintz, appears in Unruly Bodies: Life Writing by Women with Disabilities, published in by University of North Carolina Press.

Mintz offers a substantial discussion of Grealy's work in the context of contemporary cultural thebindyagency.comers: Autobiography of a Face. Summary Note: summary text provided by external source. At age 9, Lucy Grealy was diagnosed with a potentially terminal cancer.

When she returned to school with a third of her jaw removed, she faced the cruel taunts of classmates who harassed and humiliated her.

In this breathtaking memoir, Grealy tells her story of.Memoir in Review: Autobiography of a Face by Lucy Grealy May 25 Since memoir and personal essay are some of my favorite genres to write and read and contemplate reading and writing, I thought I’d start putting up some reviews of different memoirs, and use that as a way to dig into discussing different aspects of writing.