Girl with Nine Wigs

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    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.

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    Number of Pages: 272
    Format(s): Paperback - ISBN: 9781849538688
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    Listed in: Memoirs, Chemotherapy, Coping with illness & specific conditions
    Publisher: Vie

    Books by Sophie Van der Stap

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    RRP: £8.99

    Total: £7.85

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