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by Christina Middlebrook
Seeing the Crab is not only a vivid portrayal of breast cancer experiences, it is a powerful piece of. .Trained as a Jungian analyst, Christina Middlebrook offers an unflinching and unsentimental first hand look at facing death in SEEING THE CRAB.
Seeing the Crab is not only a vivid portrayal of breast cancer experiences, it is a powerful piece of literature: deeply moving, painfully honest, direct, important, and witty. It is a book for everyone, not just those living with breast cancer. -Breast Cancer Action Newsletter. I am filled with admiration for her courageous and enlightened journey. Cancer patients will find comfort and courage in Christina Middlebrook's story.
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Seeing the Crab book. In her beautiful, unflinching memoir, Middlebrook conveys the physical and emotional ordeal of coming to terms with her own imminent death.
Middlebrook was not quite fifty when she was told that a lump in her breast was . Seeing the Crab is filled with unforgettable vignettes - of the author.
When Middlebrook's husband asked the surgeon for an honest prognosis, she told him his wife had a 50 percent chance of surviving two more years. Unlike the many upbeat books that end with the author triumphing over his or her illness through traditional or alternative medicine, or by some variation of mind over matter, this book offers no naive conclusion.
In this remarkable book, Christina Middlebrook tells the story of her battle with cancer. At the end of the book, finished in 1996, she is of course still alive, but she leaves her readers very aware how her fight against cancer is one she will eventually lose. I would like the reassurance that she is still alive today, but I don't have that luxury. The book did give me a heightened sense of how tenuous our grip on life is, and of how there are no guarantees.
In her beautiful, unflinching memoir, Middlebrook conveys the physical and emotional ordeal of coming to terms with her own imminent death.
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