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The Resource Avalanche : a love story, Julia Leigh

Avalanche : a love story, Julia Leigh

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Avalanche : a love story
Title
Avalanche
Title remainder
a love story
Statement of responsibility
Julia Leigh
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this brave and lucid account, Julia Leigh broaches a challenging life event often left undiscussed: how the struggle to have a child can take an agonizing toll. Leigh{u2019}s experience at the vanguard of medical science is acutely rendered, physically and emotionally, transmitting what it feels like to so desperately wish for a child while knowing that the odds are stacked against you. From the daily shots she puts herself through at home, to hopes raised and dashed, and finally to the decision to stop treatment, Avalanche bears witness to Leigh{u2019}s raw desire, suffering, strength, and, in the end, transformation{u2015}a shift to a different kind of love. The reader looks behind the scenes of a clinic and discovers how things really work: reality is a far cry from the slick marketing of the billion-dollar infertility industry. As for so many women, Leigh{u2019}s treatment failed, but her ghost child lingers in memory
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Avalanche : a love story, Julia Leigh
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
sky2ocm81489464
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
133 pages
Isbn
9780393292763
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2016010871
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
Avalanche : a love story, Julia Leigh
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
sky2ocm81489464
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
133 pages
Isbn
9780393292763
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2016010871
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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