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Man with a Backpack

Man with a Backpack

By Rob Lukens and Rebecca Lukens

Published by Mascot Books 2016.

Man with a Backpack is a heartfelt memoir about one man's aggressive form of stomach cancer. The book follows Rob Lukens, who was the respected President of the Chester County Historical Society, as he chronicles his diagnosis and its effect on his life and family. With a passion for history, Rob intertwine his own struggles with those of historical figures and events, bringing a new perspective on his illness. As his health steadily declines, Rob finds a visionary, spitual guide to help him through -- a man with a backpack.

See the book review by Lance Knickerbocker.

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Available at Chester County Historical Society Museum Shop:
225 North High St (at Chestnut)
West Chester, PA 19380

A portion of the proceeds support the organization No Stomach For Cancer to help support research for stomach cancer.



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