Mom's cancer

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Abrams Image,
Pub. Date:
2006.
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English
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Each year, approximately 1.5 million people in the United States and Canada are diagnosed with cancer. This is one family's story. When Brian Fies's mother was diagnosed with metastatic lung cancer, he and his two sisters struggled with the effects of her illness and her ongoing recovery from treatment. Brian processed the experience in his journal, which took the form of words and pictures. The story that came to be known as Mom's Cancer first gained notice on the internet. It was posted anonymously, with the intention of sharing information and insights gained from his family's experience. Word of Brain's website spread, until it found its way to Abrams and, ultimately, a book contract. Since then his story has been nominated for the comic book industry's highest honour; an Eisner Award for Best Digital Comic, which is a category that was created with his work in mind.
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9780810958401
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 3.8, 1 Points
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Last Update 2018-04-06 01:14:33AM
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subject_facet Cancer -- Patients -- Family relationships -- Comic books, strips, etc, Comics (Graphic works), Families -- Comic books, strips, etc, Graphic novels, Lungs -- Cancer -- Patients -- Comic books, strips, etc, Mothers -- Comic books, strips, etc
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