Out of Time: One Couple's Journey Through Cancer

Out of Time: One Couple's Journey Through Cancer

by Nancy Greyson Beckerman

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Overview

"Nan, look at this!" So begins this account of one couple’s battle with a rare and deadly form of cancer. One moment Barry was a healthy, active man in the prime of his life; the next, he was a terrified, helpless patient.

Anyone who has had cancer, who has been a caregiver, or who has had a friend or loved one receive this diagnosis will be drawn to this story. During the four years of Barry’s treatment, there was much that changed for this couple. They met health care professionals they call “angels.” They discovered just how much love and support their family, friends, and community offer. And they found themselves on a completely unexpected spiritual path. This book explores in a loving, real, and powerful way how their lives changed and how they confronted each challenge they encountered with dignity, perseverance, and courage.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940013390843
Publisher: Signalman Publishing
Publication date: 09/19/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 222
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Nancy Greyson Beckerman is a mother, teacher, artist, swimmer, student of karate, docent, caregiver, and medical offi ce manager. In 1998 Beckerman’s husband of 33 years was diagnosed with sarcoma, a deadly form of cancer. For the next four years, the couple fought the disease together, managing to take vacations and celebrate family occasions, in between cancer treatments. Beckerman started keeping a journal during this time, and continued writing for about a year after her husband’s passing. This manuscript is the result of that endeavor.

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