I am sick, I must die . . . .

Descrição
Non-fiction accounts by people with a terminal condition. Accounts by people very close to them might be interesting as well, so long as the focus is upon the patient and his/her illness.
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Explicações
thorold: In this book, Monette writes about his partner's illness and death: see "Borrowed time" for his own experience with AIDS
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Explicações
bluepiano: A famous French writer writes about living in the constant pain of tertiary syphilis.
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Explicações
bluepiano: Flanagan was a perfomance artist with cystic fibrosis who lived for decades longer than doctors had predicted. This journal was written in his final year. There's a good documentary film about him made near the end of his life as well.
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Explicações
bluepiano: Wertenbaker, a journalist, had terminal colon cancer; this is the detailing of his illness by his wife, also a journalist.
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bluepiano: The book is actually by Cornelius Ryan's wife, but it includes many excerpts from a journal her husband secretly kept over the course of the illness.
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thorold
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thorold: One of the few autobiographies in which the author describes his own death...
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