This star won't go out : the life and words of Esther Grace Earl /

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by Earl, Esther,
[ 01. English Non Fiction ] Authors: Earl, Lori,--author. | Earl, Wayne,--author. Published by : Dutton Juvenile, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA), LLC, (New York, New York :) Physical details: 431 p. : ill. (some color) ; 24 cm. Subject(s): Earl, Esther, --1994-2010. | Thyroid gland --Cancer --Patients --Biography. | Cancer --Patients. | Cancer. Year : 2014 01. English Non Fiction Item type : 01. English Non Fiction
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Bluefield High School 362.196 EAR Available

"A memoir told through the journals, letters, and stories of young cancer patient Esther Earl."-- Provided by publisher.

According to author John Green, his fictional work The Fault In Our Stars was inspired by his friendship with Esther Earl, who "redefined the process of dying young for me." (December 2012 Good Reads interview, He cautions his readers not to take the novel too literally however, stating that he doesn't "want people conflating Esther with Hazel (they're very different), and it's extremely important to me that I not claim to be telling Esther's story. Esther's story belongs to Esther and to her family." (John Green's tumblr, August 2, 2012

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