Once Upon A Chest – Breast Cancer Memoir
This informative and helpful softcover 200 page book is available at our store in Canary Street, Esperance Village, San Fernando, at a cost of $120.00 or by can be sent by mail with an additional $40.00 shipping ( usually 1 day ) to anywhere in Trinidad and Tobago. International shipping is also available, please contact us for details.
email: [email protected], or Author’s email: [email protected], Phone: 1-868-356-1030, 1-868-284-2173.
About the book: A wonderfully written book filled with facts, experiences and emotions related to diagnosis, treatment and surviving breast cancer. It is a “must have” for individuals or friend concerned with this issue, or an ideal gift item for a relative. The pages peep into silent and hidden matters that a loved one or individual may possibly encounter when facing breast cancer.
Author: Phoolo Danny-Maharaj
-scarred by cancer, blessed with love.
Excerpt from Once Upon My Chest Book
….. I hugged my sons as they nestled their heads on my chest, each claiming one of my breast to inhale the scent. This everyday ritual of us embracing each other was now threatened.
The voice of the surgeon jolted me back to reality, “I know this is difficult, but ….” Cutting him short, I responded: “… remove my breast? Is there no other option?”
About the author…
Phoolo Danny-Maharaj began her writing career in her teens with poetry and plays. Even while working as photographer in 1980, she became a freelance photo / journalist. In 1982 she joined the staff at the Trinidad Express Newspapers. She traveled near and far churning out News and Feature stories and photographs on a daily basis.
In 2012, she was recognized with a National award, the Hummingbird Medal for her contribution to journalism.