I read this book thinking it might be a reflection on internalization, but I was disappointed overall and wondered if anyone else has read it and has thoughts. It's a true story, and apparently a fairly popular book because it's going to be made into a movie. Maybe it was the style of writing which put me off, or the focus on the author's famous boyfriend, instead of her P.
The P's death was shocking and devastating for many of his patients because he didn't tell them he was even sick, let alone suffering from lung cancer, which helps me keep my experience in perspective since I was given a little info about my P's illness. The author talks about how she tried to find some answers after his death, including a meeting with the P's wife, and another P that was a colleague, so I also found that helpful, knowing that she tried to find answers, just as I've done after my P's death. She includes comments from other patients that were posted on the P's obituary, which are touching due to the outpouring of love and gratitude for this P.