In her vivid memoir Saving Charlotte, novelist Pia de Jong chronicles the unspeakable reality of grappling with the illness of her newborn daughter diagnosed with congenital myeloid leukemia. With scant information on how this cancer affects infants, choosing not to pursue chemotherapy, Jong watches and waits documenting her every sense, thought and experience as Charlotte's illness and recovery unfold. An award-winning novelist and poet Jong regularly contributes to The Washington Post, HuffPost and is a former columnist for the Dutch Financial Times.
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