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A season in hell : a memoir / Marilyn French.

By: French, Marilyn, 1929-2009.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London Virago Press 1999, c1998Description: 255p : 21cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1860495508 (pbk.); 9781860495502 (pbk.).Subject(s): French, Marilyn, 1929-2009 | Women novelists, American -- 20th century | Oesophagus -- Cancer -- Patients -- United States | Near-death experiences -- United States | French, Marilyn, 1929 -- Biography | Women authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography | Oesophagus -- Cancer -- Patients -- BiographDDC classification: 362.196 Summary: In 1992, Marilyn French was told she had one year to live. A smoker of 48 years she was diagnosed as having cancer of the oesophagus, a cancer which is almost always fatal. Five years on, having battled with chemotherapy and radiotherapy, a heart attack and her back breaking, she is very much alive. And - astonishingly - her body shows no sign of cancer. A SEASON IN HELL is a remarkable, unsentimental, life-affirming journey from an indomitable woman who brought the fighting power she has always brought to the war between the sexes, to the war that for a while raged from within her.
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In 1992, Marilyn French was told she had one year to live. A smoker of 48 years she was diagnosed as having cancer of the oesophagus, a cancer which is almost always fatal. Five years on, having battled with chemotherapy and radiotherapy, a heart attack and her back breaking, she is very much alive. And - astonishingly - her body shows no sign of cancer. A SEASON IN HELL is a remarkable, unsentimental, life-affirming journey from an indomitable woman who brought the fighting power she has always brought to the war between the sexes, to the war that for a while raged from within her.

First published: 1998.

In 1992, Marilyn French was told she had one year to live. A smoker of 48 years she was diagnosed as having cancer of the oesophagus, a cancer which is almost always fatal. Five years on, having battled with chemotherapy and radiotherapy, a heart attack and her back breaking, she is very much alive. And - astonishingly - her body shows no sign of cancer. A SEASON IN HELL is a remarkable, unsentimental, life-affirming journey from an indomitable woman who brought the fighting power she has always brought to the war between the sexes, to the war that for a while raged from within her.

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