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Head cases : stories of brain injury and its aftermath

Author: Michael Paul Mason
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Mason gives a series of vivid glimpses into brain science, the last frontier of medicine, and explores fragility of the brain and the sense of self, life, and order that resides there.
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Genre/Form: Personal Narratives
Case studies
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Paul Mason
ISBN: 9780374134525 0374134529 9780374531959 0374531951
OCLC Number: 164802574
Description: 310 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The hermit of Hollywood Boulevard --
A prisoner of the present --
An insult to the brain --
Rob Rabe cannot cry --
Portrait of an injury --
The only thing that works --
The resurrection of Doug Bearden --
Ultraviolent Bryan --
Fugue of the pony soldier --
In all earnestness --
The hospital in the desert --
Wood of the suicides.
Responsibility: Michael Paul Mason.
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