Cancer Journals (Commemorative Edition)

Author(s): Audre Lorde

Lesbian & Bi Biography / Memoir


Literary Nonfiction. Memoir. African American Studies. LGBT Studies. Moving between journal entry, memoir, and exposition, Audre Lorde fuses the personal and political as she reflects on her experience coping with breast cancer and a radical mastectomy. Includes photos and tributes to Lorde written after her death in 1992.


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Audre Lorde (1934-1992) wrote eighteen books of essays and poetry, for which she won numerous awards, including the American Book Award for A Burst of Light. She received a Masters of Library Science from Columbia University. After working several years as a librarian, she became a professor of English?first at John Jay College and later at Hunter College.

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  • : 9781879960732
  • : Aunt Lute Books
  • : Aunt Lute Books
  • : September 2006
  • : 215mm X 161mm X 8mm
  • : United States
  • : November 2006
  • : books

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  • : illustrations
  • : 104
  • : 362.19699449
  • : Audre Lorde