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Brain on Fire My Month of Madness

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ISBN-10: 1451621388

ISBN-13: 9781451621389

Edition: N/A

Authors: Susannah Cahalan

List price: $21.00
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One day in 2009, twenty-four-year-old Susannah Cahalan woke up alone in a strange hospital room, strapped to her bed, under guard, and unable to move or speak. A wristband marked her as a “flight risk,” and her medical records—chronicling a monthlong hospital stay of which she had no memory at all—showed hallucinations, violence, and dangerous instability. Only weeks earlier, Susannah had been on the threshold of a new, adult life: a healthy, ambitious college grad a few months into her first serious relationship and a promising career as a cub reporter at a major New York newspaper. Who was the stranger who had taken over her body? What was happening to her mind?In this swift and…    
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Book details

List price: $21.00
Publisher: Simon & Schuster, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/6/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Author's Note
Preface
Crazy
Bedbug Blues
The Girl in the Black Lace Bra
Carota
The Wrestler
Gold Roses
America's Most Wanted
On the Road Again
Out-of-Body Experience
A Touch of Madness
Mixed Episodes
Keppra
The Ruse
Buddha
Search and Seizure
The Clock
The Capgras Delusion
Postictal Fury
Multiple Personality Disorder
Breaking News
Big Man
The Slope of the Line
Death with Interruptions
A Beautiful Mess
Dr. Najjar
IVIG
Blue Devil Fit
The Clock
Brain Biopsy
Shadowboxer
Dalmau's Disease
Rhubarb
The Big Reveal
90 Percent
Homecoming
California Dreamin'
In Search of Lost Time
The Videotape
Stuffed Animals
Wild at Heart
Friends
Within Normal Limits
Umbrella
Chronology
Infinite Jest
NDMA
Partial Return
The Five W's
Grand Rounds
The Exorcist
Survivor's Guilt
Hometown Boy Makes Good
Ecstatic
Flight Risk?
Madame
The Purple Lady
Afterword
Notes
Acknowledgments