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Letters from the land of cancer

Author: Walter Wangerin
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : Zondervan, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
After receiving his cancer diagnosis, Wangerin wrote letters about confronting his mortality, about living with the messiness of undone tasks and bodily weakness. These meditations present his testimony to faith, love, and the shocking reality of hope.
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Named Person: Walter Wangerin; Walter Wangerin
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Wangerin
ISBN: 9780310292814 0310292816
OCLC Number: 401147299
Awards: Commended for Christianity Today Book Award (Spirituality) 2011
Description: 199 pages ; 19 cm
Contents: Prologue --
Part One --
Letter #1 --
Letter #2 --
Letter #3 --
A First Meditation: "Remember, Mortal!" --
Letter #4 --
A Second Meditation: Rinsed with Gold, Endless, Walking the Fields --
Letter #5 --
A Third Meditation: Noah Insists on Questioning Things --
Letter # 6 --
Letter # 7 --
Letter # 8 --
Letter # 9 --
Letter # 10 --
Letter # 11 --
Letter # 12 --
Letter # 13 --
Letter # 14 --
Letter # 15 --
Part Two --
Letter # 16 --
Letter # 17 --
A Fourth Meditation: Can Give Her the Gettin' --
Letter # 18 --
Letter # 19 --
A Fifth Meditation: If I Thought Anything, I Thought, "Cheek" --
Letter # 20 --
Letter # 21 --
A Sixth Meditation: I Will Never Plant a Seed in You --
Letter # 22 --
A Seventh Meditation: Bright as Crystal.
Responsibility: Walter Wangerin Jr.


In this jacketed hardcover book, Letters from the land of Cancer, award-winning writer Walter Wangerin Jr. offers his profound insights into the greatest challenge we face: confronting our own  Read more...
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