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Still Alice

ISBN-10: 1439102813

ISBN-13: 9781439102817

Edition: 2008

Authors: Lisa Genova

List price: $16.00
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Still Aliceis a compelling debut novel about a 50-year-old woman's sudden descent into early onset Alzheimer's disease, written by first-time author Lisa Genova, who holds a Ph. D in neuroscience from Harvard University.Alice Howland, happily married with three grown children and a house on the Cape, is a celebrated Harvard professor at the height of her career when she notices a forgetfulness creeping into her life. As confusion starts to cloud her thinking and her memory begins to fail her, she receives a devastating diagnosis: early onset Alzheimer's disease. Fiercely independent, Alice struggles to maintain her lifestyle and live in the moment, even as her sense of self is being stripped away. In turns heartbreaking, inspiring and terrifying,Still Alicecaptures in remarkable detail what's it's like to literally lose your mind...Reminiscent ofA Beautiful Mind,Ordinary PeopleandThe Curious Incident of the Dogin the Night-time, Still Alice packs a powerful emotional punch and marks the arrival of a strong new voice in fiction.
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Book details

List price: $16.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Gallery Books
Publication date: 1/6/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.012
Language: English

Lisa Genova has a degree in Biopsychology, from Bates College, and a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from Harvard University. Lisa is the author of the New York Times Bestselling novel STILL ALICE. She is also the author of the novel LEFT NEGLECTED and LOVE ANTHONY.