Moonface: A True Romance

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Harper Collins, Feb 1, 2011 - Biography & Autobiography - 240 pages
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“Angela Balcita's love story takes a couple of artsy wanderers off the road and into the bright, scary world of transplants, dialysis, and neonatal intensive care.” —Marion Winik, author of The Glen Rock Book of the Dead

From the pages of the New York Times’ Modern Love column comes one woman’s moving and uproarious story of how love and laughter rescued her from life-threatening illness. Angela Balcita’s cathartic memoir of finding love while wrestling with kidney failure will strike a chord with anyone yearning for a poignant, true-to-life romance…with a real fairy tale ending.
 

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I remember reading the "Modern Love" column that inspired this terrific book and thinking, "Wow- that is true love!" When I heard that the column was expanded into a book, I had to read it. I have a ... Read full review

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Probably 4.5 stars, but I'm willing to round up.By far, the thing that sticks with me from Moonface is the author's voice. She has a way of writing that is funny without being comic, that makes her ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
25
Section 3
37
Section 4
49
Section 5
75
Section 6
95
Section 7
111
Section 8
129
Section 9
139
Section 10
161
Section 11
185
Section 12
191
Section 13
197
Section 14
221
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About the author (2011)

Angela Balcita received her MFA in nonfiction writing from the University of Iowa. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, Iowa Review, and Utne Reader, among other publications. She lives in Baltimore with her husband and daughter.

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