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Autobiography of a face

Author: Lucy Grealy
Publisher: New York, NY : Perennial, 2003, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Perennial edView all editions and formats
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The author, who endured a severely disfiguring cancer in childhood, offers a meditation on the pain and healing she has endured, searching through a culture obsessed with physical beauty for love, acceptance, and inner peace.
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biography
Named Person: Lucy Grealy; Lucy Grealy
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lucy Grealy
ISBN: 1439562261 : PBD 9781439562260 : PBD
OCLC Number: 566879605
Notes: Originally published: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1994. With a new afterword.
Description: 226 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Luck --
Petting zoo --
The Tao of laugh-in --
Fear itself --
Life on earth --
Door number two --
Masks --
Truth and beauty --
World of unknowing --
The habits of self-consciousness --
Cool --
Mirrors.
Responsibility: Lucy Grealy ; [with an afterword by Ann Patchett].

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The author, who endured a severely disfiguring cancer in childhood, offers a meditation on the pain and healing she has endured, searching through a culture obsessed with physical beauty for love, acceptance, and inner peace.

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