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The Resource Swimming in a sea of death : a son's memoir, David Rieff

Swimming in a sea of death : a son's memoir, David Rieff

Label
Swimming in a sea of death : a son's memoir
Title
Swimming in a sea of death
Title remainder
a son's memoir
Statement of responsibility
David Rieff
Title variation
Swimming in a sea of death
Title variation remainder
a sons memoir
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Both a memoir and an investigation, Rieffs tribute to his mother--writer Susan Sontag--explores her final battle with cancer and looks at the state of medical science and leading cancer physicians who combine treating patients with pursuing the cutting edge of research
Summary
A tribute to writer Susan Sontag and her final battle with cancer, written by her son, relates the human experience of being close to someone who is gravely ill and evaluates the current state of cancer research and treatment
Biography type
individual biography
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219544
Cataloging source
CGP
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Rieff, David
Dewey number
  • 818/.5409
  • B
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Sontag, Susan
  • Authors, American
  • Cancer
  • Mothers and sons
  • Mothers
  • Rieff, David
  • Rieff, David
  • Sontag, Susan
  • Authors, American
  • Cancer
  • Mothers and sons
  • Mothers
  • United States
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a son's memoir
Label
Swimming in a sea of death : a son's memoir, David Rieff
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn953231269
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
180 pages
Isbn
9780743299473
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)953231269
Label
Swimming in a sea of death : a son's memoir, David Rieff
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn953231269
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
180 pages
Isbn
9780743299473
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)953231269

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