Death Be Not Proud: A Memoir - Foreword to Chapter 2 Summary & Analysis

John Gunther
This Study Guide consists of approximately 20 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Death Be Not Proud.
This section contains 1,534 words
(approx. 4 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Death Be Not Proud: A Memoir Study Guide

Foreword to Chapter 2 Summary and Analysis

Death Be Not Proud by John Gunther tells the story of Johnny Gunther, a young man who died on June 30, 1947. He was only seventeen years old. His father, a distinguished journalist and the author of this book, wrote Johnny's story to help others learn more about the devastating effects of a brain tumor.

Foreword. In the Foreword, the author introduced the reader to Johnny. He explained that the story wasn't about life-and-death, but it was about the boy's illness. He wanted to explain what happened to Johnny's brain. It was the author's hope that he could provide insight and comfort to other families who were going through similar situations.

Johnny was conceived in California, but he was born in Paris. When he was a few months old, the family moved to Vienna, where they stayed until he...

(read more from the Foreword to Chapter 2 Summary)

This section contains 1,534 words
(approx. 4 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Death Be Not Proud: A Memoir Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Death Be Not Proud: A Memoir from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook