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The Resource Marrow : a love story, Elizabeth Lesser

Marrow : a love story, Elizabeth Lesser

Label
Marrow : a love story
Title
Marrow
Title remainder
a love story
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Lesser
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When her sister Maggie needs a bone marrow transplant to save her life, and Lesser learns that she is the perfect match, she faces the complex question about what it really means to love. Hoping to give Maggie the best chance possible for a successful transplant, the sisters dig deep into the marrow of their relationship to clear a path to unconditional acceptance. They examine their family history and old assumptions, and offer forgiveness until all that is left is love for each other's true selves
Summary
Two sisters describe their life and death experience and explore the complex question of what it truly means to love someone, when one of them discovers she requires a life-saving bone marrow transplant and her sister comes up as a perfect match
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10528891
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lesser, Elizabeth
Dewey number
  • 362.19699/4460092
  • B
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lesser, Elizabeth
  • Lymphomas
  • Sisters
  • Sisters
  • Bone marrow
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a story of love, loss & what matters most
Label
Marrow : a love story, Elizabeth Lesser
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Part I. The girls -- Phone bombs -- The girls -- Against the tide -- Conditions of worth -- What the soul said -- Part II. The marrow of the bones -- The match -- Elpis -- Blue holes -- Mother cells -- The mystery -- Rejection and attack -- Part III. The marrow of the self -- Beshert -- Sisters of the revolution -- Hiding somewhere near us -- What Is the soul? -- Genius and Juno -- Authenticity deficit disorder -- The certified human parenting manual -- My mother's face -- Reading Anna Karenina for the third time -- Part IV. The transplant -- The field -- Truth-aches -- The harvest -- Be careful when a naked person offers you a shirt -- The word -- Special -- Swimming upstream -- Chimera -- Strength to strength -- Dear Deepak -- Amor fati -- Same-same, but different -- Part V. The days between -- Plum jam -- Other sunsets -- Roots and seeds -- Mother love -- Sisters -- Don't make assumptions -- The perfect match -- Prayer -- Part VI. Gone to seed -- Death with dignity -- Teaching meditation at the Brain Trauma Center -- My mother's death -- Manipura -- New Year's Eve -- The kind of bird who tells you how -- Completing the curriculum
  • Prelude -- Introduction -- The girls -- The marrow of the bones -- The marrow of the self -- The transplant -- The days between -- Gone to seed -- Epilogue
Control code
ocn933584594
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 309 pages
Isbn
9780062367631
Lccn
2016004088
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)933584594
Label
Marrow : a love story, Elizabeth Lesser
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Part I. The girls -- Phone bombs -- The girls -- Against the tide -- Conditions of worth -- What the soul said -- Part II. The marrow of the bones -- The match -- Elpis -- Blue holes -- Mother cells -- The mystery -- Rejection and attack -- Part III. The marrow of the self -- Beshert -- Sisters of the revolution -- Hiding somewhere near us -- What Is the soul? -- Genius and Juno -- Authenticity deficit disorder -- The certified human parenting manual -- My mother's face -- Reading Anna Karenina for the third time -- Part IV. The transplant -- The field -- Truth-aches -- The harvest -- Be careful when a naked person offers you a shirt -- The word -- Special -- Swimming upstream -- Chimera -- Strength to strength -- Dear Deepak -- Amor fati -- Same-same, but different -- Part V. The days between -- Plum jam -- Other sunsets -- Roots and seeds -- Mother love -- Sisters -- Don't make assumptions -- The perfect match -- Prayer -- Part VI. Gone to seed -- Death with dignity -- Teaching meditation at the Brain Trauma Center -- My mother's death -- Manipura -- New Year's Eve -- The kind of bird who tells you how -- Completing the curriculum
  • Prelude -- Introduction -- The girls -- The marrow of the bones -- The marrow of the self -- The transplant -- The days between -- Gone to seed -- Epilogue
Control code
ocn933584594
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 309 pages
Isbn
9780062367631
Lccn
2016004088
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)933584594

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