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Death Be Not Proud
Death Be Not Proud
Author: John Gunther
Johnny Gunther was 17 when he died of a brain tumor. This deeply moving book is a father's memoir of a brave, intelligent, and spirited boy in his fight to overcome a dreadful disease that doctors had then only begun to understand. "A story of great unselfishness and great heroism."--The New York Times.
ISBN-13: 9780590031158
ISBN-10: 0590031155

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Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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Interesting how a young person can be so insightful at such a young age. OK read.
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This was a book that made you stop and appreciate life. I had been wanting to read this book for a long time. Unfortunately I think time has changed the meaning and emotion of this story a great deal. It is a courageous story about the end of a boy's life, long before his time, as seen through the eyes of his father. This family lived in a different time, a time of boarding school and hidden feelings. While the pain of losing his only son was evident, at times I felt the entire family was so distant from one another as well as their fellings, that it was difficult to relate. The book itself was written beautifully.


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