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Flowers for Algernon

Author: Daniel Keyes
Publisher: Orlando : Harcourt Inc., ©1994.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the Publisher: With more than five million copies sold, Flowers for Algernon is the beloved, classic story of a mentally disabled man whose experimental quest for intelligence mirrors that of Algernon, an extraordinary lab mouse. In poignant diary entries, Charlie tells how a brain operation increases his IQ and changes his life. As the experimental procedure takes effect, Charlie's intelligence expands until  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Science fiction
Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Keyes, Daniel.
Flowers for Algernon.
Orlando : Harcourt Inc., c1994
(OCoLC)61343108
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Keyes
ISBN: 9780547539638 0547539630
OCLC Number: 837660727
Notes: "A Harvest Book."
Description: 1 online resource (311 p.)
Responsibility: Daniel Keyes.
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From the Publisher: With more than five million copies sold, Flowers for Algernon is the beloved, classic story of a mentally disabled man whose experimental quest for intelligence mirrors that of Algernon, an extraordinary lab mouse. In poignant diary entries, Charlie tells how a brain operation increases his IQ and changes his life. As the experimental procedure takes effect, Charlie's intelligence expands until it surpasses that of the doctors who engineered his metamorphosis. The experiment seems to be a scientific breakthrough of paramount importance-until Algernon begins his sudden, unexpected deterioration. Will the same happen to Charlie? An American classic that inspired the award-winning movie Charly.

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