The Sanctuary of Illness: A Memoir of Heart Disease
Thomas Larson (Author)
Hudson Whitman/ Excelsior College Press
January 15, 2014
5.24 X 7.99 X 0.34 inches | 0.38 pounds
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About the Author
Thomas Larson is the author of The Memoir and the Memoirist: Reading and Writing Personal Narrative. For twelve years, he has been a staff writer for the San Diego Reader where he specializes in profiles, narrative nonfiction, and investigative journalism. A dynamic speaker, Larson presents workshops on memoir writing and lectures on Samuel Barber's music throughout the country. he lives in San Diego with his partner Suzanna Neal.
'''The Sanctuary of Illness'--a model of the memoirist's art--feels like an instrument of personal discovery and healing. Intimate, searching, vivid, Larson's story is also a cautionary tale that if heeded might prolong your life.'' -- Richard Gilbert, "Shepherd: A Memoir" "book recommendation"