Lopsided: A Memoir

May 26, 2009|
Lopsided: A Memoir by Meredith Norton
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By the age of thirty -four , Meredith Norton had been a hymnal editor, art restorer, game-show producer, and a public school teacher. She'd even lived in a tree house and shepherded goats in Minorca. But none of these unusual experiences prepared her for the most dramatic turn her life would take: the diagnosis of an aggressive form of breast cancer. In this brilliantly funny and irreverent memoir, Norton approaches the disease with a refreshing combination of humor and tenacity, railing against victimhood and self-pity and refusing to become a stereotype.

Told with a razor-sharp wit akin to David Sedaris and Augusten Burroughs, Lopsided is most definitely not a typical cancer memoir; it's the bitingly funny debut of a natural-born social observer.
Title:Lopsided: A MemoirFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:224 pages, 7.7 X 5 X 0.6 inShipping dimensions:224 pages, 7.7 X 5 X 0.6 inPublished:May 26, 2009Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0143115634

ISBN - 13:9780143115632

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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