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Very good condition, slight crease on cover tip. Otherwise no signs of damage.

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AU $18.99
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Item location:
Sydney, NSW, Australia

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Last updated on  05 Jul, 2014 19:52:27 AEST  View all revisions

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Condition: Very good : Split the cost with friends
A book that does not look new and has been read but is in excellent condition. No obvious damage to the cover, with the dust jacket (if applicable) included for hard covers. No missing or damaged pages, no creases or tears, and no underlining/highlighting of text or writing in the margins. May be very minimal identifying marks on the inside cover. Very minimal wear and tear. See the seller’s listing for full details and description of any imperfections. See all condition definitions- opens in a new window or tab
Seller Notes: Very good condition, slight crease on cover tip. Otherwise no signs of damage.
Publisher:

HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd

Format:

Paperback

ISBN-10:

0732288096

Language:

English

ISBN-13:

9780732288099

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In November 2006, Chris O'Brien was diagsed with glioblastoma multi-forme, a malignant and extremely aggressive form of cancer. As one of the country's most eminent cancer specialists, O'Brien kws that the chances of beating the brain tumour are tiny; even with chemotherapy, surgery and radiation few sufferers survive past 12 months. Nevertheless, he is determined to beat the odds. With the support of his close family and an international network of surgeons, friends and well-wishers, O'Brien took the option of radical brain surgery under the supervision of his friend Dr Charlie Teo. His level of fitness, optimistic outlook and relative youth (he was 55 when diagsed) give him a shot at survival. Currently he is in remission. Funny, charming and fearless, O'Brien has said he is t afraid to die - but he doesn't plan to just yet. Here, in his inspiring memoir, he takes a look back over his life and the forces which shaped him - from his modest beginnings as part of a typical Australian-Irish family, to his early years as a doctor and football player, to life, living on the smell of an oily rag as a young doctor with a family in London and the US, through to the shocking news which literally changed his life.

Key Features
Author(s)Chris O'Brien
PublisherHarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd
Date of Publication01/10/2008
LanguageEnglish
FormatPaperback
ISBN-100732288096
ISBN-139780732288099
SubjectAutobiography: Science, Technology & Medical

Publication Data
Place of PublicationNew South Wales
Country of PublicationAustralia
ImprintHarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd

Dimensions
Weight442 g
Width155 mm
Height234 mm
Spine24 mm

Editorial Details
Format DetailsTrade paperback (UK)

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PrizesShortlisted for ABIA Australian Biography of the Year 2009.

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Awesome book. Very powerful.

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