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The Plague and I

The Plague and I
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  • ISBN-13: 9780783891064
  • ISBN: 0783891067
  • Publisher: Thorndike Press

AUTHOR

Betty MacDonald

SUMMARY

Tuberculosis. A terrifying word, as terrifying then as cancer is now. It meant entering a sanatorium for treatment, leaving her family, her children. And what if she did not recover? Hardly the basis for comedy, one would suppose. And one would be wrong. Betty MacDonald always had the ability to face up to adversity -- and heaven knows she had enough in her life! -- so after the initial shock had passed, she proceeded to laugh at her illness, the other patients, the nurses, the doctors, and -- chiefly -- herself. Humor was her greatest medicine, right up to the day she left the sanatorium, cured. Of course she had her bad moments when despair and tragedy underlying what she saw and heard refused to be pushed into the background, but she had the grit and wit to rise above it. The result is a lively, cheerful and most funny book. In fact, it's a tonic.Betty MacDonald is the author of 'The Plague and I' with ISBN 9780783891064 and ISBN 0783891067.

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