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A Girl Like Me : A Memoir of Longing and Love

CODE: 3012984

Price: $24.95

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Book Description: Silverbird Publishing, 2011. Pictorial Soft cover. Book Condition: New. 1st.Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall, 227pp, 425g. A Girl Like Me is a story of longing and love: longing for a child, and love for a husband. Niki Wetherall weaves together facts and feelings to give us a portrait of her heart. The memoir begins in the midst of a journey with infertility. Through Niki's eyes, we see the astonishing love of a friend who offers the gift of surrogacy. Will the long cherished dream of a child finally come true? But another reality comes crashing in: a nightmare diagnosis of leukaemia for Niki's husband. Even in the midst of brutal cancer treatments and their side effects, new gifts of love are shared with a mother, a grandmother, a work colleague, a stranger in the oncology ward.. Bookseller Inventory # 3012984