Autobiography of a face

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full_title autobiography of a face
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display_description "A New York Times Notable Book "This is a young woman's first book, the story of her own life, and both book and life are unforgettable." --New York Times "Engaging and engrossing, a story of grace as well as cruelty, and a demonstration of [Grealy's] own wit and style and class."--Washington Post Book World This powerful memoir is about the premium we put on beauty and on a woman's face in particular. It took Lucy Grealy twenty years of living with a distorted self-image and more than thirty reconstructive procedures before she could come to terms with her appearance after childhood cancer and surgery that left her jaw disfigured. As a young girl, she absorbed the searing pain of peer rejection and the paralyzing fear of never being loved"--
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subject_facet Disfigured persons -- United States -- Biography, Ewing's sarcoma -- Patients -- United States -- Biography, Grealy, Lucy
title_display Autobiography of a face
title_full Autobiography of a face / Lucy Grealy
title_short Autobiography of a face
topic_facet Biography, Disfigured persons, Ewing's sarcoma, Grealy, Lucy, Patients