Can good things emerge - unexpectedly - from the cancer journey?
Reeling from the death of her mother, Sally Collings saw nothing positive whatsoever about the disease. But then she read that two out of three cancer survivors and their families consider that something good has come of their experience, and she decided to find out more.
She sought out people who had encountered cancer - either personally or through someone close - and delved into what they thought. Positive brings together a collection of voices: cancer survivors, carers, partners, parents, siblings.
Together, their stories map out the terrain of the upside of cancer: the opportunity to draw together (as friends, as a couple, as a family); the torrent of support, love and prayers that are unleashed, the impetus to go deeper and embrace the strength, fears and purpose that lie within each of us.
About the Author
Sally Collings worked in book publishing for almost twenty years, dividing her time between London and Sydney. Now based in Brisbane, she is a freelance writer and editor, working on books and magazines. Her work focuses on stories of inspiration in the broadest sense - from portraits of life after loss to accounts of academic excellence.
Number Of Pages: 271
Published: 1st March 2009
Dimensions (cm): 13.5 x 20.8 x 2.1
Weight (kg): 0.312