A Woman's Initiation: Women's Experiences With Breast Cancer and How It Transformed Their Lives

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Synchronicity Books, Oct 1, 2006 - Biography & Autobiography - 129 pages
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A Woman's Initiation is a collection of stories about eighteen ordinary women living unexamined, unchallenged lives. Then each was diagnosed with breast cancer. After intially struggling with the intruder in her characteristic style, each woman surrendered, allowing cancer to strip her clean of her old skin, making way for a new, more authentic self to emerge.

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Psychotherapist Murphy works with breast cancer patients, and here 18 of them reveal the "initiation" that altered their views of who they are and how this "great equalizer" led them to "a more genuine sense of self." For most public libraries. Read full review

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INTRODUCTION
11
STEPHANIE
25
5GINA
43
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