Swimming in a Sea of Death: A Son's Memoir (Hardcover)

A Son's Memoir

By David Rieff

Simon & Schuster, 9780743299466, 192pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2008



Both a memoir and an investigation, Rieffs tribute to his mother--writer Susan Sontag--explores her final battle with cancer and looks at the state of medical science and leading cancer physicians who combine treating patients with pursuing the cutting edge of research.