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    Worth fighting for [large print] : love, loss, and moving forward / Lisa Niemi Swayze.
    by Niemi, Lisa.
    Thorndike, Me. : Center Point Publ., 2012.
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  • Swayze, Patrick -- Health.
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  • Niemi, Lisa.
  •  
  • Pancreas -- Cancer -- Patients -- United States -- Biography.
  •  
  • Cancer -- Patients -- United States -- Biography.
  •  
  • Caregivers -- United States -- Biography.
  •  
  • Widows -- United States -- Biography.
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  • Husband and wife -- United States.
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  • Loss (Psychology)
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  • Grief.
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  • Bereavement.
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  • Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States -- Biography.
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  • Large type books.
  • ISBN: 
    9781611733501 (library binding : alk. paper)
    1611733502 (library binding : alk. paper)
    Bib #: 
    802922
    Description: 
    423 p. (large print) : ill. ; 22 cm.
    Edition: 
    Large print ed.
    Contents: 
    Fairytale -- The diagnosis -- It ain't over til it's over -- Uncharted territory -- Everybody finds out -- The troops arrive -- In God we trust, all others bring data -- Russian roulette -- Embracing the alligator -- The beast -- If you call me captain, I'll call you daddy -- Dancing as fast as we can -- Dark nights, graced with snow -- Gimme something real -- Abraxane: the breast cancer drug -- Just your daily 911 emergency -- Outrunning the ambulance chasers -- Rallies again -- And another thing -- My secret weapon -- The last infection -- One more decision -- Home at last -- The immediate aftermath -- Epilogue.
    Summary: 
    This memoir from the wife of Patrick Swayze is a new account of grief, loss, caregiving, and moving on, with stories of the Swayzes' final months together. Lisa Niemi and Patrick Swayze first met as teenagers at his mother's dance studio. Their thirty-four year marriage, which they explored together in The Time of My Life, was a uniquely passionate partnership.
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