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A lucky life interrupted : a memoir of hope, Tom Brokaw

Label
A lucky life interrupted : a memoir of hope
Title
A lucky life interrupted
Title remainder
a memoir of hope
Statement of responsibility
Tom Brokaw
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Tom Brokaw had led a lucky life--marrying his childhood sweetheart (they have been married for 51 years), rising to fame in the journalism world on the Today Show and as the NBC Nightly News anchor for 22 years, publishing the world-renowned book The Greatest Generation--when suddenly he took two inexplicable falls. Nagging back pain led him to the doctors at Mayo, who had shocking news: he had multiple myeloma, the treatable but incurable blood cancer. Brokaw leads the readers through his decision to keep a journal of experiences, during a year of denial, acceptance, struggle, and his courageous battle to get the cancer under control and to go on with his life, even as he reflects on the things he thought about, during a year in a life interrupted: news stories of special significance to him, lessons learned about family and friendship, a man coming to terms with aging and his own mortality. Written in Brokaw's natural, warm voice, this candid, intimate book is a memoir of understanding and empowerment, of the importance of a patient taking charge of his or her condition, of understanding aging, the importance of family and relationships, the role of caretakers and coordinated care, of gratitude for a good life"--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brokaw, Tom
Dewey number
  • 616.99/4180092
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
RC280.B6
LC item number
B76 2015
Literary form
non fiction
NLM call number
WH 540
NLM item number
B867 2015
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Brokaw, Tom
  • Brokaw, Tom
  • Multiple myeloma
  • Multiple myeloma
  • Physician and patient
  • United States
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • MEDICAL
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Health
  • Multiple myeloma
  • Physician and patient
  • United States
  • Broadcast journalism
  • American national characteristics
Label
A lucky life interrupted : a memoir of hope, Tom Brokaw
Link
9781400069699.jpg
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn908522682
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
230 pages
Isbn
9781400069699
Lccn
2015008653
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9781400069699
System control number
(OCoLC)908522682
Label
A lucky life interrupted : a memoir of hope, Tom Brokaw
Link
9781400069699.jpg
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn908522682
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
230 pages
Isbn
9781400069699
Lccn
2015008653
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9781400069699
System control number
(OCoLC)908522682

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