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In the shadow of memory

Author: Floyd Skloot
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2003.
Series: American lives.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"An intimate picture of what it is like to find oneself possessed of ravaged memory, unstable balance and wholesale changes in both cognitive and emotional powers.'--cover.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Skloot, Floyd.
In the shadow of memory.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, c2003
(OCoLC)606957907
Named Person: Floyd Skloot; Floyd Skloot
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Floyd Skloot
ISBN: 0803242972 9780803242975
OCLC Number: 49531705
Awards: Oregon Book Award for Creative Nonfiction, 2003.
Description: xv, 243 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part 1 Gray Area --
Part 2 The Family Story --
Part 3 A Measure of Acceptance.
Series Title: American lives.
Responsibility: Floyd Skloot.
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In December 1988, Floyd Skloot was stricken by a virus that targeted his brain. This memoir of living with a brain and a mind that have suddenly been shattered is an intimate picture of what it is  Read more...

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"Floyd Skloot is not simply one of the wisest, wryest, and most interesting essayists I've ever read, he is also among the funniest. In the Shadow of Memory taught me as much about myself and my Read more...

 
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