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In the body of the world / Eve Ensler.

Ensler, Eve, 1953- (Author).
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780805095180
  • ISBN: 0805095187
  • Physical Description: xiii, 221 p. ; 21 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Metropolitan Books, 2013.

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: Divided -- The beginning of the end, or In your liver -- Dr. Deb, or Congocancer -- Somnolence -- Cancer town -- Dr. Handsome -- What we don't know going into surgery -- This is where you will cross the Uji River -- Two questions -- Uterus = hysteria -- Falling, or Congo stigmata -- Lu -- Here's what's gone -- The stoma -- How'd I get it? -- Circumambulating -- Ice chips -- Patient -- The rupture/the Gulf spill -- Becoming someone else -- Beware of getting the best -- Stages/5.2b -- Infusion suite -- Arts and crafts -- The room with a tree -- A buzz cut -- Getting port -- The chemo isn't for you -- Tara, Kali, and Sue -- Crowd chemo -- The obstruction, or How tree saved me -- I was that girl who was supposed to be dead, or How pot saved me later -- Riding the lion -- Chemo day five -- On the couch next to me -- I love your hair, or The last time I saw my mother -- It was a beach, I think -- Shit -- Rada -- Death and Tami Taylor -- A burning meditation on love -- My mother dies -- De-ported -- Live by the vagina, die by the vagina -- Farting for Cindy -- It wasn't a foreboding -- Congo incontinent -- Leaking -- She will live -- Sue -- Joy -- Mother -- Second wind.
Summary, etc.: The author of The Vagina Monologues describes being diagnosed and treated for uterine cancer and how her illness forced her to reconnect with her own body and gave her a better understanding of the resilience of humans.
Subject: Ensler, Eve, 1953-
Authors, American > 20th century > Biography.
Cancer > Patients > United States > Biography.
Cancer patients' writings, American.
Women human rights workers > Biography.
Women > Congo (Democratic Republic) > Social conditions.