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a Cancer Journey

by (author) Wayne Tefs

Turnstone Press
Initial publish date
May 2002
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    May 2002
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In 1994, Wayne Tefs was diagnosed with carcinoid syndrome. Rollercoaster is an account of his journey from the onset of the disease, to eventually learning to live with it. Both practical and spiritual, the book is a must-read not only for those suffering from cancer, but for their loved ones, caregivers and even for those few whose lives have gone untouched by cancer.“The magnetism of Wayne Tefs’ written odyssey with his own carcinoid cancer was so intense for me that I was compelled to read his book from cover to cover before putting it down. Everything rings true.”—Monica Warner, M.S., R.D., C.D.N., Director of Development and Research Coordinator, Carcinoid Cancer Foundation, Inc., N.Y.C.

About the author

Wayne Tefs was born in Winnipeg and grew up in northwestern Ontario. He has edited a number of anthologies and published nine novels and a work of non-fiction. His novel Moon Lake received the Margaret Laurence Award for Fiction in 2000 and his novel Be Wolf won the 2007 McNally Robinson Book of the Year Award. He lives in Winnipeg with his wife and son.

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