John Gunther Writing Styles in Death Be Not Proud: A Memoir

John Gunther
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Perspective

Death Be Not Proud was written by Johnny's father, John Gunther. He was one of the best-known and one of the most admired journalists of his day. He had a particular knack for gathering information and presenting it to others in an entertaining and easily understandable form.

This book was unique because John lived the research firsthand. He knew every doctor the family dealt with, he understood the medical jargon, he knew how his son reacted as a patient, and he knew how he and his ex-wife faced each day with Johnny, right up to the end. He lived the reality of fighting a brain tumor. He was inspired by Johnny while Johnny was alive. Johnny would enthusiastically read his work and offer suggestions and insight.

Death Be Not Proud is a compilation of the hopes and struggles that the other family went through during the illness. John...

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