The Fat Lady Hasn't Sung is an amazingly candid, true story of Mary Walker's long, complicated, and courageous battle with and victory over cancer. In a surprisingly upbeat writing style, enhanced by good humor, she generously reflects on the many complications and life-threatening situations during her 16-year battle, including progressing from athletic wife and mother to wheelchair-bound optimist. More than a recovery memoir, this book may be the most remarkable story of the indomitable nature of the human spirit ever told. This book is must reading for anyone whose life has ever been touched by cancer, and an inspiration to anyone diagnosed with cancer. On another level,
Fat Lady Hasn't Sung is a love story focusing on the supportive relationship with her husband throughout her ordeal and their strong, enviable marriage.
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Not all pioneers live to tell about their experiences. But Mary Walker, a trailblazer of modern cancer chemotherapy, is still around to relate her inspiring story in her book, The Fat Lady Hasn't Sung. Mary Walker was one of the first patients in America to receive aggressive, innovative chemotherapy with experimental drugs for her inoperable cancer. When Mary Walker was diagnosed with cancer in 1974, her doctors initially gave her six months to live. Now, over two decades later , she reveals in her book her resourceful courage and daring in the face of immense difficulties.From the Author:
I decided to tell what many have termed this almost unbelievable story at the urging of numerous friends and medical professionals who thought my experiences would be an inspiration to others who are diagnosed with cancer.
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Book Description Hill Country Books, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0964437465