Running With Ghosts: A Memoir of Surviving Childhood Cancer

Running With Ghosts: A Memoir of Surviving Childhood Cancer

by Matt Tullis

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780998079332
Publisher: The Sager Group LLC
Publication date: 08/18/2017
Pages: 222
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.51(d)

About the Author

Matt Tullis is an assistant professor of digital journalism and English at Fairfield University. He is the host and producer of Gangrey: The Podcast and is an associate editor for River Teeth: A Journal of Nonfiction Narrative . He has an MFA from the University of North Carolina Wilmington and has been noted in The Best American Sports Writing three times, and The Best American Essays once. He lives with his wife and two children in Newtown, Connecticut.

Table of Contents

Dedication /// v

Epigraph /// vi

Author’s Note /// ix

Prologue /// x

Part I: Sick Cookie

  1. It Begins/// 3
  2. First Night/// 9
  3. First Meeting /// 15
  4. The Purge /// 21
  5. The Fever /// 33
  6. The Infection /// 41
  7. Intensive Care /// 51
  8. Going Home /// 57

Part II: Outpatient

  1. The Clinic /// 63
  2. Road to Remission /// 73
  3. Camp CHOPS /// 81
  4. Good Morning America /// 91
  5. Road to Remission, Interrupted /// 99
  6. Orrville /// 105
  7. Final Visit /// 109

Part III: Ghosts

  1. Scars /// 117
  2. Searching for My Doctor /// 125
  3. Another Call /// 133
  4. Running With Ghosts /// 137
  5. The Planner /// 147
  6. The Finest Physician /// 153
  7. The Search for Todd and Tim /// 163
  8. Melissa’s Faith /// 173
  9. Back to Clinic /// 183
  10. The Marathon /// 195
  11. Lessons /// 201

Acknowledgements /// 205

About the Author /// 207

About the Publisher /// 208

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