The Perfection of Hope : A Soul Transformed by Critical Illness

The Perfection of Hope : A Soul Transformed by Critical Illness

by Elizabeth Simpson
     
 
The Perfection of Hope is only incidentally about disease; its theme is the soul's transformation brought about by an encounter with critical illness and a return to health. Its subject is not only the dreadful challenge of cancer, but the triumph of optimism and the moral need to live life to the fullest.

Overview

The Perfection of Hope is only incidentally about disease; its theme is the soul's transformation brought about by an encounter with critical illness and a return to health. Its subject is not only the dreadful challenge of cancer, but the triumph of optimism and the moral need to live life to the fullest.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781551990088
Publisher:
MacFarlane Walter & Ross
Publication date:
01/01/1997

Meet the Author

Elizabeth Simpson lives in Victoria, where she teaches Canadian literature at Camosun College. In 2000 she published the critically acclaimed One Man at a Time, which was shortlisted for the VanCity Book Prize. Her 1997 work, The Perfection of Hope: A Soul Transformed by Critical Illness, about her experience with lung cancer, was also shortlisted for the VanCity Book Prize as well as the B.C. Book Prize.

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