RT Web Page DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 864309147 LA English UL http://ebook.3m.com/library/BCPL-document_id-duwbc89 T1 Flowers for Algernon A1 Keyes, Daniel., PB Houghton Mifflin Harcourt PP New York YR 2007 SN 9780547539638 0547539630 AB 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.