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Dying

A Memoir

Dying( )
Author: Taylor, Cory
ISBN:978-1-925410-19-8
Publication Date:May 2016
Publisher:Text Publishing Company
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:AUD $19.99
Book Description:

'Dying is bracing and beautiful, possessed of an extraordinary intellectual and moral rigor...Every human should read it.' New York Times

One of President Barack Obama's top ten reads of 2017

Cory Taylor wrote this remarkable book in the space of a few weeks before her death from melanoma-related cancer in July 2016. In a tremendous creative surge, as her body weakened, she described the experience of knowing she would soon die.

Her powerful...
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Taylor, Cory (Author)
Cory Taylor grew up in Queensland, Australia and Fiji. Before becoming an author, she was an award-winning screenwriter. Her debut novel, Me and Mr. Booker, was published in 2011 and won the Commonwealth Writers Prize for the Pacific Region. Her second novel, My Beautiful Enemy, was shortlisted for the 2014 Miles Franklin Literary Award. She also wrote children's books including the Bandaged Bear and the Rat Tales series. Her last book, Dying: A Memoir, was published in 2016. She died from melanoma-related cancer on July 5, 2016 at the age of 61.

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