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Author: Christopher Hitchens; Simon Prebble; Hachette Audio (Firm)
Publisher: New York : Hachette Audio, [2012] ℗2012
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Biography : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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Throughout the course of his ordeal battling esophageal cancer, Hitchens adamantly and bravely refused the solace of religion, preferring to confront death with both eyes open. In a riveting account of his affliction, Hitchens poignantly describes the torments of illness, discusses its taboos, and explores how disease transforms experience and changes our relationship to the world around us. By turns personal and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Personal Narratives
Audiobooks
Biography
Named Person: Christopher Hitchens; Christopher Hitchens
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Hitchens; Simon Prebble; Hachette Audio (Firm)
ISBN: 9781619691889 1619691884
OCLC Number: 801538525
Notes: Compact disc.
Performer(s): Read by Simon Prebble; foreword written and read by Graydon Carter; afterword written and read by Carol Blue.
Description: 2 audio discs (approximately 2 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: Christopher Hitchens.

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Throughout the course of his ordeal battling esophageal cancer, Hitchens adamantly and bravely refused the solace of religion, preferring to confront death with both eyes open. In a riveting account of his affliction, Hitchens poignantly describes the torments of illness, discusses its taboos, and explores how disease transforms experience and changes our relationship to the world around us. By turns personal and philosophical, Hitchens embraces the full panoply of human emotions.

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