Please note: This is a summary, analysis, and review of the book and not the original book.
When Breath Becomes Air is a detailed and personal account of Paul Kalanithi's struggle with stage IV metastatic cancer and his quest to find meaning in the chaos and tragedies of life.
This SUMOREADS Summary & Analysis offers supplementary material to When Breath Becomes Air to help you distill the key takeaways, review the book's content, and further understand the writing style and overall themes from an editorial perspective. Whether you'd like to deepen your understanding, refresh your memory, or simply decide whether or not this book is for you, SUMOREADS Summary & Analysis is here to help. Absorb everything you need to know in under 20 minutes!
What does this SUMOREADS Summary & Analysis Include?
- An executive summary of the original book
- Editorial review
- Key takeaways and analysis of major themes
- Short bio of the author
Original Book Summary Overview
In this New York Times best seller, Paul Kalanithi opens himself up to the world to reveal an idealistic young man obsessed with human meaning and death and haunted by the very thing he seeks. When Breath Becomes Air is an account of his life that is as illuminating as it is heart-wrenching, as passionate as it is invasive.
Before you buy: The purpose of this SUMOREADS Summary & Analysis is to help you decide if it's worth the time, money, and effort listening to the original book (if you haven't already). FastReads has pulled out the essence - but only to help you ascertain the value of the book for yourself. This analysis is meant as a supplement to, and not a replacement for, When Breath Becomes Air.