Kelly Corrigan Writing Styles in The Middle Place

Kelly Corrigan
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Perspective

"The Middle Place," by Kelly Corrigan, is written in the first person. It is the story of the author's struggle with cancer - her own and that of her dear father, George. No one could better tell this story of dual survival than Kelly herself. Just as any person who goes through the long ordeal of dealing with a deadly disease, Kelly became somewhat of an expert about the rigors of coping with the harsh treatments that are necessary to battle this cruel opponent. She explains in details her chemotherapy, surgery, and radiation treatments and the side-effects that accompany them. No one would understand the suffering better than the person who endured these devastating but necessary steps to recovery.

Kelly also tells the story of her childhood and growing up in Philadelphia. She paints the picture of the strong relationship she had through the years with her father...

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