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Marisa Acocella Marchetto
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Marisa Acocella Marchetto lives in New York City and is a cartoonist for The New Yorker and Glamour. Her work has appeared in The New York Times and Modern Bride, among other publications. She is also the author of Just Who the Hell Is She, Anyway?

Marisa Acocella Marchetto is represented by the Knopf Speakers Bureau (http://wwww.knopfspeakersbureau.com).

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Cancer Vixen
A True Story
Written by Marisa Acocella Marchetto


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Pantheon
On Sale: September 29, 2009
Price: $16.95

Coming in paperback: the groundbreaking graphic memoir that has inspired breast cancer patients to fight backand do it with style.

“What happens when a shoe-crazy, lipstick-obsessed, wine-swilling, pasta-slurping, fashion-fanatic, about-to-get-married big-city girl cartoonist with a fabulous life finds . . . a lump in her breast?” That’s the question that sets... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.

Exam Copy
Cancer Vixen
A True Story
Written by Marisa Acocella Marchetto


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: September 26, 2006
Price: $22.00

“What happens when a shoe-crazy, lipstick-obsessed, pasta-slurping, fashion-fanatic, madly-in-love, about-to-get married, big-city-girl cartoonist with a fabulous life finds . . . a lump in her breast?”

That’s the question that sets this funny, powerful and poignant graphic memoir in motion. In vivid colour and with a taboo-breaking sense of humour, Marisa... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
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