Autobiography of a Face

Autobiography of a Face

Lucy Grealy

A New York occasions Notable Book

“This is a tender woman’s first e-book, the tale of her personal existence, and either publication and lifestyles are unforgettable.” —New York Times

“Engaging and engrossing, a narrative of grace in addition to cruelty, and an illustration of [Grealy's] personal wit and magnificence and class."—Washington submit publication World

This robust memoir is ready the top rate we wear good looks and on a woman's face specifically. It took Lucy Grealy two decades of dwelling with a distorted self-image and greater than thirty reconstructive techniques prior to she may possibly come to phrases together with her visual appeal after early life melanoma and surgical procedure that left her jaw disfigured. As a tender woman, she absorbed the searing soreness of peer rejection and the paralyzing worry of by no means being loved.

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