Cantitate/Preț
Produs

The Unwinding of the Miracle

De (autor)
Notă GoodReads:
en Limba Engleză Carte Paperback – February 2019
Descriere de la o altă ediție sau format:
Asayoungmotherfacingaterminaldiagnosis,JulieYip-Williamsbegantowriteherstory,astorylikenoother.Whatbeganasthechronicleofanimminentandearlydeathbecamesomethingmuchmore--apowerfulexhortationtotheliving.ThatJulieYip-Williamssurvivedinfancywasamiracle.BornblindinVietnam,shenarrowlyescapedeuthanasiaatthehandsofhergrandmother,onlytofleewithherfamilythepoliticalupheavalofhercountryinthelate1970s.Loadedintoaricketyboatwiththreehundredotherrefugees,JuliemadeittoHongKongand,ultimately,America,whereasurgeonatUCLAgaveherpartialsight.ShewouldgoontobecomeaHarvard-educatedlawyer,withahusband,afamily,andalifeshehadonceassumedwouldbeimpossible.Then,atagethirty-seven,withtwolittlegirlsathome,Juliewasdiagnosedwithterminalmetastaticcoloncancer,andadifferentjourneybegan.TheUnwindingoftheMiracleisthestoryofavigorousliferefractedthroughtheprismofimminentdeath.Whenshewasfirstdiagnosed,JulieYip-Williamssoughtclarityandguidancethroughtheexperienceand,findingnone,begantowriteherwaythroughit--achroniclethatgrewbeyondherimagining.Motherhood,marriage,theimmigrantexperience,ambition,love,wanderlust,tennis,fortune-tellers,grief,reincarnation,jealousy,comfort,pain,themarvelofthebodyinfullrebellion--thisbookisassprawlingandmajesticasthelifeitrecords.Itisinspiringandinstructive,delightfulandshattering.Itisabookofindeliblemoments,seareddeep--anincomparableguidetolivingvividlybyfacinghardtruthsconsciously.Withhumor,bracinghonesty,andthecleansingpowerofwell-deployedanger,JulieYip-Williamssetthestageforherlastinglegacyandonefinalmiracle:thestoryofherlife.AdvancepraiseforTheUnwindingoftheMiracle"JulieYip-Williamslivedalifedefinedbyeffortandincredibleself-reliance.Butinthissearingmemoirofincreasingvulnerability,shedismantlesandthenreconstructswhatitmeanstobetriumphant.Herwritingexaminesnotonlyherdisabilityandillness--andtheircultural,medical,andnarrativeconstructs--butlove,authenticity,hope,egotism,evenrage.Ididn'tknowJulie,butinthesepages,Igrewtoloveher."--LucyKalanithi"Inspiringandremarkable...Yip-Williams's]wiseandmovingaccountofherbattlewithcancerisanextraordinarycalltolivewholeheartedly."--PublishersWeekly(starredreview)
Citește tot Restrânge
Toate formatele și edițiile
Toate formatele și edițiile Preț Express
Carte Paperback (1) 6990 lei  Economic 15-29 zile +1557 lei  4-6 zile
  Transworld Publishers Ltd – February 2019 6990 lei  Economic 15-29 zile +1557 lei  4-6 zile
Carte Hardback (3) 7965 lei  Economic 15-29 zile +1762 lei  4-6 zile
  Transworld Publishers Ltd – 14 Feb 2019 7965 lei  Economic 15-29 zile +1762 lei  4-6 zile
  Random House – 05 Feb 2019 10164 lei  Economic 12-23 zile +1038 lei  4-6 zile
  THORNDIKE PR – 08 May 2019 20284 lei  Economic 15-29 zile +1615 lei  11-19 zile

Preț: 6990 lei

Preț vechi: 7823 lei
-11%

Puncte Express: 105

Preț estimativ în valută:
1410 1589$ 1256£

Carte disponibilă

Livrare economică 01-15 iulie
Livrare express 20-22 iunie pentru 2556 lei

Preluare comenzi: 021 569.72.76

Specificații

ISBN-13: 9781787630406
ISBN-10: 1787630404
Pagini: 336
Dimensiuni: 154 x 233 x 38 mm
Greutate: 0.41 kg
Editura: Transworld Publishers Ltd
Colecția Bantam Press