Again and Again

Again and Again

by Juliet Wittman
Again and Again

Again and Again

by Juliet Wittman


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Again and Again takes place in cancerland, a world no one wants to visit. The novel's story is told by Paula, a nurse, and Chloe, a 23-year-old with a terminal diagnosis. Chloe, fierce, fragile, passionate, generous and self-absorbed--yes, all those things--is determined to defeat her own death and to save four-year-old Colin, whose insurance company is refusing the treatment that can save his life. The two women and a handful of other patients embark on a quest that veers between comedy and tragedy. They help and encourage each other, weep and rejoice together, and refuse to give up a task that often seems impossible. After all, they reason, what do they have to lose? Again and Again is about illness, female bonding, love and fear, and the intense joy and vitality that can inform lives lived in the shadow of death.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780999445785
Publisher: Beck and Branch
Publication date: 05/01/2023
Pages: 294
Sales rank: 1,029,019
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.66(d)

About the Author

Juliet Wittman's memoir, Breast Cancer Journal: A Century of Petals, was named a finalist for the National Book Award and won the Colorado Book Award. She is an investigative reporter, theater critic, and University of Colorado writing instructor. She is the author of Stockers' Kitchen, a critically praised novel. She has written many short stories and essays and has won several journalism awards.
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