Autobiography of a Face

Autobiography of a Face

Lucy Grealy


A New York occasions Notable Book

“This is a tender woman’s first ebook, the tale of her personal lifestyles, and either publication and existence are unforgettable.” —New York Times

“Engaging and engrossing, a narrative of grace in addition to cruelty, and an illustration of [Grealy's] personal wit and elegance and class."—Washington put up publication World

This strong memoir is set the top rate we wear attractiveness and on a woman's face specifically. It took Lucy Grealy 20 years of dwelling with a distorted self-image and greater than thirty reconstructive approaches prior to she might come to phrases along with her visual appeal after formative years melanoma and surgical procedure that left her jaw disfigured. As a tender lady, she absorbed the searing ache of peer rejection and the paralyzing worry of by no means being loved.

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