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Description - I Want My Mummy Back by Jon Nicholson

This account will not hide from the truth of what this illness does to the one who is suffering, and to all those whom that person loved the most. Above all, however, I want to write this book because my story, which is also Emma's and that of our three wonderful children, is nevertheless a story of hope.' I Want My Mummy Back is Jon s Nicholson's moving account of how he and his children coped when their mother was diagnosed with the cancer that ultimately took her life. Here he writes about how her illness put unimaginable strains on the relationship with his wife and the loved ones around them and how as a family they coped and pulled together in the dark days after her death to discover a life that although very different from the one they had planned is happy. Jon Nicholson lost his wife to osteosarcoma, a very rare form of bone cancer. Emma died in 2004, just 14 months after being diagnosed.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780091923730
ISBN-10: 0091923735
Format: Hardback
Pages: 272
Imprint: Vermilion
Publisher: Ebury Publishing
Publish Date: 3-Jul-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Jon Nicholson

Just fourteen months after being diagnosed with cancer, Jon Nicholson's wife Emma died of cancer. In his inspiring book Jon writes candidly about how he and his three children managed through the months of his wife's illness and of how they continue to manage after her tragic death. Jon has been a photographer for over twenty years, working all over the world. His editorial work includes projects with the Sunday Times Magazine, National Geographic Society, Elle and Conde Nast Traveller. He has also published a number of books including the critically acclaimed Ganges.

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