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A mild touch of the cancer / David Downs.

By: Downs, David (David William).
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: [Auckland] New Zealand : Mr & Mrs Downs Ltd, 2019Copyright date: ©2018Description: 290 pages : colour illustrations; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780473481766; 0473481766; 9780473481773; 0473481774.Other title: Mild touch of the man flu cancer.Subject(s): Downs, David (David William) | Cancer -- Patients -- New Zealand -- Biography | Cancer -- Patients -- New Zealand -- Anecdotes | Cancer patients' writingsDDC classification: 362.196994092 Summary: "A hilarious tale of optimism and positivity in the face of one of life's greatest challenges, by a self-proclaimed Genetically Modified Optimist. With special contributions from Michele A'Court, Willy de Wit, Paul Ego, Jon Bridges, Wade Jackson, Jeremy Corbett, Paul Yates, Emma Lange and Catherine Downs"-- Back cover.
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Heritage & Archives Alexander Library | Te Rerenga Mai o Te Kauru
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

An amazing account of Davids battle with terminal cancer, as documented in a highly successful blog, with over 100,000 followers. (Spoiler alert he lived.) With guest sections by some of NZs most well-known comedians, including Jeremy Corbett, Michele ACourt and Paul Ego, and an introduction by The Amazing Races Phil Keoghan. Written with joy, curiosity and humour, this isn't a story about cancer, its a story about living with optimism. By the successful author of popular books No.8 Rewired and No.8 Recharged

Title on title page is: Mild touch of the man flu cancer (with man flu crossed out).

Item is based on a highly successful blog, written by David Downs.

Includes bibliographical references.

"A hilarious tale of optimism and positivity in the face of one of life's greatest challenges, by a self-proclaimed Genetically Modified Optimist. With special contributions from Michele A'Court, Willy de Wit, Paul Ego, Jon Bridges, Wade Jackson, Jeremy Corbett, Paul Yates, Emma Lange and Catherine Downs"-- Back cover.

David Downs was born in Whanganui.