Last Wish

Book cover of Last Wish Author: Betty Rollin
Year: 1985
Jacket design and illustration: Fred Marcellino
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Edition: First Edition, Hardcover
ISBN: 9780671525972

Betty Rollin was a well known TV journalist before she changed focus to writing. “First You Cry,” an account of her 1975 cancer diagnosis, was a best-seller, followed by “Last Wish,” a book about the issue of assisted suicide for the terminally ill. In confronting the task of creating a cover for the latter book, Fred chose to focus on the universal symbol of comfort for illness and death, with his simple and eloquent painting.
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