1 edition of ¡Cancerlandia! found in the catalog.
Juan Alvarado Valdivia
Written in English
|Statement||Juan Alvarado Valdivia|
|LC Classifications||RC644 .A48 2015|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 351 pages|
|Number of Pages||351|
|LC Control Number||2014047490|
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Comic and unsparing, ¡Cancerlandia. chronicles Alvarado Valdivia's journey as he not only fights to survive his personified adversary, Mr. Hodgkins, but also struggles with his own self-destructive spirit.
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This is real life, and Valdivia Struggle leading to ultimate triumph and redemption are the hallmarks of any compelling memoir, and Valdivia’s Cancerlandia delivers on /5.
¡Cancerlandia!: A Memoir - Kindle edition by Valdivia, Juan Alvarado. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading ¡Cancerlandia!: A Memoir/5(6). Diagnosed with Hodgkins lymphoma three weeks after his thirtieth birthday, Juan Alvarado Valdivia finds himself immersed in Cancerlandiaoncology appointments, waiting rooms, and chemotherapy infusions at San Francisco General Hospital.
Afraid that the illness will destroy his Author: Juan Alvarado Valdivia. International Latino Book Award Honorable Mention ¡Cancerlandia! book Best Biography, English Diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma three weeks after his thirtieth birthday, Juan Alvarado Valdivia finds himself immersed in Cancerlandia—oncology appointments, waiting rooms, and chemotherapy infusions at San Francisco General Hospital.
His first book, ¡Cancerlandia!: A Memoir received Honorable Mention for the International Latino Book Award for Best Biography in English and was listed as a Top 10 Best Nonfiction Book for on His short story collection, Ballad of a Slopsucker, was.
Condition: Good. Binding: Softcover. Publisher: University of New Mexico Press. Pub. Date: Pages: This is a used book in good condition and may show some signs of use or wear. Diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma three weeks after his thirtieth birthday, Juan Alvarado Valdivia finds himself immersed in Cancerlandia--oncology appointments, waiting rooms, and chemotherapy infusions at San Francisco General Hospital.
Afraid that the illness will destroy his fledgling relationship and writing aspirations, Alvarado Valdivia tries to lead a normal life. Juan Alvarado Valdivia discusses his book "Cancerlandia" in Oakland on Sept. 4, Valdivia's book is a memoir of his experience being diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma just.
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KIRKUS REVIEW. A memoir of mixed maladies. Most older people understand that illness is a constant that will swoop down and ruin a life before you know it.
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Juan Alvarado ValdiviaAuthor Juan Alvarado Valdivia is a Peruvian-American writer who was born in Guadalajara, Mexico and raised in Fremont, California. His first book, ¡Cancerlandia!: A Memoir, received an Honorable Mention for the International Latino Book Award, Best Biography in English.
His short story collection, Ballad of a Slopsucker, was just recently published by the. Juan Alvarado Valdivia is a Peruvian-American writer who was born in Guadalajara, Mexico and raised in Fremont, California.
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