A Young Man Confronts Lung Cancer and Mortality in John W. Fosnaught’s new novel “Patrick’s Dilemma”

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Recent release “Patrick’s Dilemma” from Page Publishing author John W. Fosnaught follows Patrick Maloney, a twenty-six-year-old whose malady puts the relationships he has had and lost with friends and family members in perspective as he considers his life and what he will leave behind.

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John W. Fosnaught, an MBA who is also the author of two other novels, has completed his new book “Patrick’s Dilemma”: a compelling love story that incorporates the experiences of those affected with cancer, the individuals around them, and the simultaneous frailty and strength of individuals faced with literal life and death.

“This book is dedicated to my friend Mary Blair, who lived a full and prosperous life, and always shared with me her contagious smile, even in the last moment I saw her, while battling lung cancer,” John W. Fosnaught said of his work.

Published by Page Publishing, John W. Fosnaught brings compassion to the sick, but reminds readers that the inferm are not invalids—they are humans whose lives continue. Patrick Maloney has a unique blood condition that affects his stamina until it worsens to the point of his admission to the cancer ward. Faced with the fear that he may lose all that he holds dear—his family, his scholarship, his ability to function, and the love of his life—he is left wondering: is his life worth living? Patrick’s sister, Corrine, is there to support him, but as his future becomes less certain, he must address the estrangement his personality caused between his father and brother. In addition to entertaining and engaging readers with his story, the novel is intended to raise awareness around lung cancer.

“Each year, nearly 28% of deaths related to cancer will be due to lung cancer,” Fosnaught cites in an open letter to his readers. “More people die of lung cancer than of colon, breast, pancreas, and prostate cancers combined. If you can, please give generously to the American Lung Association and to your local blood bank.”

To watch the dramatic interplay between a man and his humanity, readers can purchase “Patrick’s Dilemma” at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes Store, Amazon, Google Play, or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or media inquiries, contact Page Publishing at 866-315-2708.

About Page Publishing:

Page Publishing is a traditional, full-service publishing house that handles all the intricacies involved in publishing its authors’ books, including distribution in the world’s largest retail outlets and royalty generation. Page Publishing knows that authors need to be free to create, not mired in logistics like eBook conversion, establishing wholesale accounts, insurance, shipping, taxes, and so on. Page’s accomplished writers and publishing professionals allow authors to leave behind these complex and time-consuming issues and focus on their passion: writing and creating. Learn more at http://www.pagepublishing.com.

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