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'"To be vulnerable is to live." In Tales from the Cancer Ward renowned filmmaker Paul Cox celebrates the beauty and fragility of life. The unexpected message of illness that he is delivered leaves him feeling utterly alone and with no alternative but to confront his own mortality, to question the separation of the spirit and the body, and to navigate what is truly essential in this world. As John Larkin writes in his introduction, Paul Cox's story "demonstrates the resilience of the human body and spirit, the power of positive thought over fear, what is possible, even when the odds seem almost impossible, and the life-saving blessings of modern medicine."

'At times dark, at times intense, this is ultimately a book filled with light, and hope, and life. The return letter that Cox has written to himself and his readers is a precious answer, a true homecoming.' (From the publisher's website.)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Yarraville, Footscray - Maribyrnong area, Melbourne - West, Melbourne, Victoria,: Transit Lounge , 2011 .
      Extent: 1v.p.
      Note/s:
      • Publication date: 12 April 2011.
      ISBN: 9780980846232 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

'Come Now' Felicity Plunkett , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , February no. 338 2012; (p. 55-57)

— Review of Tales from the Cancer Ward Paul Cox , 2011 single work autobiography ; Waltzing with Jack Dancer : A Slow Dance with Cancer Geoff Goodfellow , Grace Goodfellow , 2011 selected work poetry biography
Illness through the Eyes of a Survivor Nicola Walker , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 6-7 August 2011; (p. 35)

— Review of Tales from the Cancer Ward Paul Cox , 2011 single work autobiography
Untitled Fiona Capp , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Age , 7 May 2011; (p. 26)

— Review of Tales from the Cancer Ward Paul Cox , 2011 single work autobiography
Facing the Final Curtain Brenda Walker , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 30 April - 1 May 2011; (p. 22-23)

— Review of Tales from the Cancer Ward Paul Cox , 2011 single work autobiography
Comebacks : Filmaker Paul Cox Philippa Hawker , 2011 single work biography
— Appears in: The Saturday Age , 16 April 2011; (p. 12-15)
Facing the Final Curtain Brenda Walker , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 30 April - 1 May 2011; (p. 22-23)

— Review of Tales from the Cancer Ward Paul Cox , 2011 single work autobiography
Untitled Fiona Capp , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Age , 7 May 2011; (p. 26)

— Review of Tales from the Cancer Ward Paul Cox , 2011 single work autobiography
Illness through the Eyes of a Survivor Nicola Walker , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 6-7 August 2011; (p. 35)

— Review of Tales from the Cancer Ward Paul Cox , 2011 single work autobiography
'Come Now' Felicity Plunkett , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , February no. 338 2012; (p. 55-57)

— Review of Tales from the Cancer Ward Paul Cox , 2011 single work autobiography ; Waltzing with Jack Dancer : A Slow Dance with Cancer Geoff Goodfellow , Grace Goodfellow , 2011 selected work poetry biography
Comebacks : Filmaker Paul Cox Philippa Hawker , 2011 single work biography
— Appears in: The Saturday Age , 16 April 2011; (p. 12-15)
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