The Resource A series of catastrophes and miracles : a true story of love, science, and cancer, Mary Elizabeth Williams, (electronic resource)

A series of catastrophes and miracles : a true story of love, science, and cancer, Mary Elizabeth Williams, (electronic resource)

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A series of catastrophes and miracles : a true story of love, science, and cancer
Title
A series of catastrophes and miracles
Title remainder
a true story of love, science, and cancer
Statement of responsibility
Mary Elizabeth Williams
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Language
eng
Summary
A wry, witty account of what it is like to face death--and be restored to life. After being diagnosed in her early forties with metastatic melanoma--a "rapidly fatal" form of cancer--journalist and mother of two Mary Elizabeth Williams finds herself in a race against the clock. She takes a once-in-a-lifetime chance and joins a clinical trial for immunotherapy, a revolutionary drug regimen that trains the body to vanquish malignant cells. Astonishingly, her cancer disappears entirely in just a few weeks. But at the same time, her best friend embarks on a cancer journey of her own--with very different results. Williams' experiences as a patient and a medical test subject reveal with stark honesty what it takes to weather disease, the extraordinary new developments that are rewriting the rules of science--and the healing power of human connection
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technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Williams, Mary Elizabeth
Dewey number
  • 362.19699/40092
  • B
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not applicable
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not applicable
LC call number
RC269.5
LC item number
.W55 2016ab
Literary text for sound recordings
  • autobiography
  • memoirs
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Read by the author
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Williams, Mary Elizabeth
  • Metastasis
  • Cancer
  • Cancer in women
  • Women
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A series of catastrophes and miracles : a true story of love, science, and cancer, Mary Elizabeth Williams, (electronic resource)
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spoken word
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spw
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rdacontent
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 sound file (09 hr., 07 min., 11 sec.))
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online
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Isbn
9781504687102
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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digital
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0c1b3920-1240-4a34-ad31-8363366bd048
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sound
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digital recording
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(OCoLC)948181042
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Label
A series of catastrophes and miracles : a true story of love, science, and cancer, Mary Elizabeth Williams, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (09 hr., 07 min., 11 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781504687102
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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digital
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0c1b3920-1240-4a34-ad31-8363366bd048
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not applicable
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unknown
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sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)948181042
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
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