First, You Cry

Paperback | September 19, 2000

byBetty Rollin

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NBC News correspondent Betty Rollin, glamorous,  successful, and happily married, had it all -- and then she learned that she had a malignant tumor in her breast.  Written with wit, warmth, and soul searching honesty, First, You Cry is the inspiring, true story about how one woman transformed the most terrifying ordeal of her life into a new beginning.  Now with a new introduction and epilogue, this unique memoir serves as a fascinating retrospective of the twenty-five years since Rollin's first mastectomy and, given the continuing threat of breast cancer, tells a story that will inform all women as it touches them with its honesty and even, humor.

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Award-winning journalist and writer Betty Rollin shares with readers her powerfully touching and poignant autobiography in First, You Cry. Rollin was in the midst of enjoying a successful personal and professional life when she discovered a malignant tumour in her breast. Chronicling her experiences with a mastectomy and the contin...

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NBC News correspondent Betty Rollin, glamorous,  successful, and happily married, had it all -- and then she learned that she had a malignant tumor in her breast.  Written with wit, warmth, and soul searching honesty, First, You Cry is the inspiring, true story about how one woman transformed the most terrifying ordeal of her life into...

Betty Rollin is both a writer and an award-winning TV journalist.She is a contributing correspondent for NBC News and for PBS.Formerly a writer and editor for both Look and Vogue magazines, she has written for many national publications, including the New York Times.She and her husband, Dr. Harold M. Edwards, live in New York City.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.52 inPublished:September 19, 2000Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0060956305

ISBN - 13:9780060956301

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Award-winning journalist and writer Betty Rollin shares with readers her powerfully touching and poignant autobiography in First, You Cry. Rollin was in the midst of enjoying a successful personal and professional life when she discovered a malignant tumour in her breast. Chronicling her experiences with a mastectomy and the continuing threat of breast cancer, this compelling memoir traces her incredible journey towards emotional healing and serves as an inspirational narrative that explores the realms of illness.

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"Every woman...should read it. Her book has the simple touch of truth." (Gail Sheehy, Author of The Silent Passage)