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Mortality

Author: Christopher Hitchens
Publisher: London : Atlantic Books, 2013. ©2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView 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: Biography
Named Person: Christopher Hitchens; Christopher Hitchens
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Hitchens
ISBN: 9781848879232 1848879237
OCLC Number: 855200458
Notes: Originally published : Twelve, 2012.
Much of this material is adapted from articles which first appeared in the magazine Vanity Fair.
Description: xv, 106 pages ; 20 cm
Other Titles: Vanity fair (New York, N.Y. : 1983)
Responsibility: Christopher Hitchens ; foreword by Graydon Carter ; afterword by Carol Blue.

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The world's greatest contrarian confronts his own death in this brave and unforgettable book.  Read more...

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Shocking, intimate and astute, Mortality is a memoir like no other * Irish Independent * Witty, thoughtful and refreshingly irritable * Evening Standard * Apart from the obvious sense of denoument, Read more...

 
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