Poem of life

At the top of our list of recent books to review is a short but effective work from two longstanding Phoenicia figures, Elizabeth Holland Kern and Patrick Kern. Uncharted Territory: Our Decade Living With Breast Cancer, self-published in a humble run of 250 copies, with help from Carol LaMonda and Lucy Swenson of Palenville’s Turning Mill, this heart-wrenching document is more a poem than a memoir.

Uncharted Territory starts off like a complex, well-edited and deeply thought-out version of one of those year-end summary letters one gets from good friends . . .


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