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Quick Guide: Death Be Not Proud

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The story of the book revolves around struggle of Gunther’s teenage son who was suffering from a brain tumor. It records the boys struggle to overcome the tumor, and his death at the age of seventeen.

The story describes the time when his son, Johnny, experiences the first symptoms of the tumor soon after being given a clean bill of health. The author describes Johnny's struggle against the tumor and multiple surgeries which he faces bravely.

Johnny complains that he has a stiff neck and one day it leads to an operation by the doctors. Finally, they discover that there is a big tumor, the size of an orange.

Quick Guide: Death Be Not Proud
Chapter One: Introduction
Chapter Two: Plot Summary
Chapter Three: Characters
Chapter Four: Complete Summary
Chapter Five: Critical Analysis

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