Death Be Not Proud: A Memoir Topics for Discussion

John Gunther
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What were some of the early signs of Johnny's illness?

How did Johnny, his father, and his mother each respond to the news of his illness?

Johnny's parents chose to keep the fact that he was dying away from Johnny. Do you think this was a good choice?

What were some of Johnny's strengths and what were some of his weaknesses?

What happened with regard to Johnny's Harvard application, and do you think this was good or bad?

Describe how Johnny felt about academia.

How did Johnny's life and death affect his parents and others he came in contact with?

Why do you think this book has been popular for so many decades?

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