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by Katherine Russell Rich

Author: Katherine Russell Rich
Subcategory: Professionals & Academics
Language: English
Publisher: Crown Publishers, Inc; 1st edition (January 1, 1999)
Pages: 242 pages
Category: Biographies
Rating: 4.2
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Katherine Russell Rich is the award-winning author of The Red Devil: To Hell with Cancer -- and Back

The Red Devil is the story of a women's ten year battle with breast cancer

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The Red Devil is a bold, wickedly funny tale of illness, joy, and the improbable triumph of love in the midst of despair.  When Katherine Russell Rich was thirty-two, a newly divorced, high-powered magazine editor living a glamorous life in New York City, her ten-year (and still counting) ordeal with cancer began. Soon she was bald, scrambled, and living in two worlds simultaneously: the world of the ill, filled with treatments, exhaustion, and doctors as focused on avoiding malpractice suits as on healing; and the "normal" world, where dating, career, vacations, and 401(k) plans still matter.Alternately wise and wise-cracking, Rich serves up vignettes from the surreal world only the ill know: the MS patient who crashes her support group, the alternative practitioner whose gifts come from extraterrestrials, the doctor who fires her patient, dating while bald, working without a brain, and smoking with cancer. Here is a woman who has been brought to her knees by disease several times, only to get up and learn to dance, with grace, even.