[sic]: A Memoir

[sic]: A Memoir

Joshua Cody

A searing memoir approximately devastating affliction, creativity, intercourse and medication, and thirty-something lifestyles in New York.

Joshua Cody, an excellent younger composer, was once approximately to obtain his PhD while he was once clinically determined with an competitive melanoma. dealing with a bone-marrow transplant and entire radiation, he charts his fight: the fury, the tendency to self-destruction, and the ruthless greedy for all times and sensation; the come across with an odd lady on Canal highway that results in intercourse at his residence; the targeted morphine myth entire with a bride referred to as Valentina whereas, actually, medical institution employees are pinning him to his mattress. relocating without difficulty among references to Don Giovanni and the Rolling Stones, Ezra Pound and Buffalo invoice, and facsimiles of his personal diaries and health facility notebooks, [sic] is a pass among Susan Sontag's Illness as Metaphor and Jay McInerny's Bright lighting, titanic City: a spell binding, hallucinatory glimpse right into a younger man's conflict opposed to ailment and a party of artwork, language, song, and lifestyles. 30 black-and-white illustrations

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