The Resource Night reflections: : a true story of friendship, love, cancer, and survival, Robert Thomas Winn, MD.; with Timothy R. Pearson, (ebook)

Night reflections: : a true story of friendship, love, cancer, and survival, Robert Thomas Winn, MD.; with Timothy R. Pearson, (ebook)

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Night reflections: : a true story of friendship, love, cancer, and survival
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Night reflections:
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a true story of friendship, love, cancer, and survival
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Robert Thomas Winn, MD.; with Timothy R. Pearson
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eng
Summary
"Dr. Winn's story is remarkably open, unguarded and intimate. I believe that almost any physician, staff member, patient, patient family member or friend will come away with new insights and understanding after reading this moving memoir. "-Frederick R. Appelbaum, M. D. Director, Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research CenterLittle does he know that an unexpected call that interrupts an early Spring bike ride in the Wasatch mountains above Park City will change his life forever. A day later, when Dr. Robert Winn's beloved wife Nancy is diagnosed with the life-threatening disease acute myeloid leukemia (AML), he is too devastated and emotionally shattered to communicate with family and their many friends. For many months he can't even speak without getting choked up or crying. At the nadir of her illness Nancy is given a 5% chance of survival and Winnie (the name lovingly bestowed upon Dr. Winn by his many patients and friends) commits to always be by the side of his soul mate and to never leave Nancy alone at night. As a result, during the entire two years his wife is gravely ill and, at times, near death, he sits in the quiet of Nancy's hospital room late into the evening and writes to their family and friends. These trials and tribulations are movingly and remarkably captured for posterity in Night Reflections: A True Story of Friendship, Love, Cancer, and Survival. Life with cancer, a devastating disease for any patient and family, is a constant struggle and fight for survival that demands that you learn to live through the entire day, each hour, and every minute. Night Reflections chronicles an inspirational story of courage, love, devotion, struggle, and ultimately triumph. Night Reflections will help anyone suffering from a devastating illness, their loved ones, caregivers, and the medical community alike and the strength to face even the darkest of days
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Winn, Robert Thomas
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  • 616.99/4190092
  • B
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no index present
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non fiction
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  • Winn, Robert Thomas
  • Leukemia
  • Cancer
  • Leukemia
  • Husband and wife
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adult
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Night reflections: : a true story of friendship, love, cancer, and survival, Robert Thomas Winn, MD.; with Timothy R. Pearson, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9781630060718
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11825777
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remote
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11825777
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MWT11825777
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Night reflections: : a true story of friendship, love, cancer, and survival, Robert Thomas Winn, MD.; with Timothy R. Pearson, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781630060718
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11825777
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11825777
System control number
MWT11825777
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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