Cocoon of Cancer – An Invitation to Love Deeply
A journey of insightful converstations.
COCOON OF CANCER: AN INVITATION TO LOVE DEEPLY is a book of inspiration for those diagnosed with cancer, their caregivers, and family. Writing in “real time,” the patient and caregiver offer an insider’s look at how life changes forever when the word cancer is uttered. A realistic and hopeful work, it keeps one centered and also provides tips on how to manage life and illness. Sometimes raw, letters to and from friends, voice the unspeakable. The scientific voice of Jim, the patient, comes through when he has the energy to speak. This is an invitation to feel and find comfort. Abbe offers invaluable insights with her Caregiver Tips, Questions I Still Ponder, and Questions for the Reader. A love story that keeps your heart open.
"Enlightening...I highly recomment this book for patients and families undergoing the sometimesconfusing, often fearful, and yes, at times even joyful, process of cancer care." ~Dr. Buce Mathey, Skagit Regional Cancer Care
About Abbe Rolnick (Bellingham, Washington Author)
Abbe Rolnick grew up in the suburbs of Baltimore, Maryland. Her first major cultural jolt occurred at age 15 when her family moved to Miami Beach, Florida. To find perspective, she climbed the only non-palm tree at her condo-complex, and wrote what she observed. Here history came alive with her exposure to the Cuban culture. Her first novel, RIVER OF ANGELS (2010), stems from her experiences during her stay in Puerto Rico.
COLOR OF LIES (2013), her second novel, brings the reader to the Pacific Northwest where she presently resides. Here she blends stories from island life with characters in Skagit Valley. Her third novel, Founding Stones, will be published sometime in 2018, and continues with characters from her two previous novels.
Her recent experiences with her husband’s cancer inspired, Cocoon of Cancer: An Invitation to Love Deeply. (2016) A love story that shares intimate tips for caregivers and family.
Tattle Tales: Essays and Stories Along the Way (2016), is a compilation of twenty years of writing.
Presently she resides with her husband on twenty acres in Skagit Valley, Washington. You can find more at her website www.abberolnick.com.