The Story Of My Tits Paperback / softback
"Truly moving. Hayden has created a heartfelt andoften hilarious tribute to her life-and to the resilience of women everywhere."- Publishers Weekly (starredreview)"Heartbreakingand riveting, Jennifer Hayden's caustic, sarcastic wit streams throughher quirky drawings, unfolding a survivor's tale and so much more. The Story of My Titstakes us from her flat-chestedadolescence to small-boobed acceptance, then loss - until the dramaticreconstruction of Jennifer herself." - Marisa Acocella Marchetto, author ofCancer Vixen and AnnTenna"The pacing of herstorytelling is seamless...
Hayden's memoir will resonate with anyone who hassuffered loss and gone on to tell the tale." --BooklistNamed one of LibraryJournal's BEST BOOKS OF 2015!
A landmark work of graphic memoir and a cancernarrative that Gabrielle Bell (Lucky and Cecil & Jordan in New York)calls, "comforting, straightforward and strongly connected to life."When Jennifer Hayden was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 43, sherealized that her tits told a story.
Across a lifetime, they'd held so manymeanings: hope and fear, pride and embarrassment, life and death. And then theywere gone. Now, their story has become a way of understanding her story. For everyone who's faced cancerpersonally, or watched a loved one fight that battle, Hayden's story is amuch-needed breath of fresh air, an irresistible blend of sweetness andskepticism.
Rich with both symbolism and humor, The Story of My Tits willleave you laughing, weeping, and feeling grateful for everyday.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 352 pages
- Publisher: Top Shelf Productions
- Publication Date: 07/10/2015
- Category: Memoirs
- ISBN: 9781603090544