The Girl with Nine Wigs : A Memoir, Paperback


Sophie is 21 when she is diagnosed with a rare, aggressive form of cancer.

A striking, fun-loving student, she finds her world reduced overnight to the sterile confines of a hospital.

But within these walls Sophie discovers a whole new world of gossiping nurses and sexy doctors, and of hair loss and eyebrow pencils. As Sophie faces the challenges of chemotherapy, wigs - now a crucial part of her life - become a powerful form of self-expression.

Each of her nine wigs makes her feel stronger and gives her a distinct personality, and that is why each has its own name: Stella, Sue, Daisy, Blondie, Platina, Uma, Pam, Lydia and Bebe.

There's a bit of Sophie in all of them, and they reveal as much as they hide.

Sophie is determined to be much more than a cancer patient.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 272 pages
  • Publisher: Summersdale Publishers
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Memoirs
  • ISBN: 9781849538688



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