skip to content
The last of his mind : a year in the shadow of Alzheimer's Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The last of his mind : a year in the shadow of Alzheimer's

Author: John Thorndike
Publisher: Athens, Ohio : Swallow Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Joe Thorndike was managing editor of Life at the height of its popularity immediately following World War II. He was the founder of American Heritage and Horizon magazines, the author of three books, and the editor of a dozen more. But at age 92, in the space of six months he stopped reading or writing or carrying on detailed conversations. He could no longer tell time or make a phone call. He was convinced that the  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Thorndike, John.
Last of his mind.
Athens, Ohio : Swallow Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2009026118
(OCoLC)320802297
Named Person: Joseph J Thorndike; Joseph J Thorndike; Joseph J Thorndike
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Thorndike
ISBN: 9780804040372 0804040370
OCLC Number: 709606802
Description: 1 online resource (243 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Acknowledgments; December; January; February; March; April; May; June; July; August; September; October; November; Two Years Later.
Responsibility: John Thorndike.

Abstract:

the author was managing editor of Life at the height of its popularity immediately following World War II. But at age 92, in the space of six months he stopped reading or writing or carrying on  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"This book tells a hard story, the relentless decline of a father's memory and self-awareness. John Thorndike writes a beautiful sentence, a beautiful page, and describes his father's last year with Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/709606802> # The last of his mind : a year in the shadow of Alzheimer's
    a schema:MediaObject, schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "709606802" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/855536720#Place/athens_ohio> ; # Athens, Ohio
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/ohu> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/855536720#Topic/alzheimer_s_disease_patients_united_states> ; # Alzheimer's disease--Patients--United States
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/902475> ; # Mental health
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/821764> ; # Editors
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States.
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/362.1968310092/e22/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/855536720#Topic/alzheimer_s_disease_patients> ; # Alzheimer's disease--Patients
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/855536720#Person/thorndike_joseph_j_joseph_jacobs_1913_2005> ; # Joseph Jacobs Thorndike
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/855536720#Topic/health_&_fitness_diseases_alzheimer_s_&_dementia> ; # HEALTH & FITNESS--Diseases--Alzheimer's & Dementia
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/855536720#Topic/biography_&_autobiography_social_scientists_&_psychologists> ; # BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY--Social Scientists & Psychologists
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/855536720#Person/thorndike_joseph_j_1913_2005_thorndike_joseph_jacobs> ; # Thorndike Joseph Jacobs Thorndike
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/855536720#Topic/editors_united_states> ; # Editors--United States
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/855536720#Place/united_states> ; # United States.
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1016339> ; # Alzheimer Disease
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/806557> ; # Authors, American
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/855536720#Topic/authors_american_united_states> ; # Authors, American--United States
   schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
   schema:copyrightYear "2009" ;
   schema:creator <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/855536720#Person/thorndike_john> ; # John Thorndike
   schema:datePublished "2009" ;
   schema:description "Acknowledgments; December; January; February; March; April; May; June; July; August; September; October; November; Two Years Later."@en ;
   schema:description "Joe Thorndike was managing editor of Life at the height of its popularity immediately following World War II. He was the founder of American Heritage and Horizon magazines, the author of three books, and the editor of a dozen more. But at age 92, in the space of six months he stopped reading or writing or carrying on detailed conversations. He could no longer tell time or make a phone call. He was convinced that the governor of Massachusetts had come to visit and was in the refrigerator. Five million Americans suffer from Alzheimer''s, and like many of them, Joe Thorndike''s one great desire."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/855536720> ;
   schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
   schema:genre "Biography"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/320802297> ;
   schema:name "The last of his mind : a year in the shadow of Alzheimer's"@en ;
   schema:productID "709606802" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/709606802#PublicationEvent/athens_ohio_swallow_press_2009> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/855536720#Agent/swallow_press> ; # Swallow Press
   schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=1773361> ;
   schema:url <http://site.ebrary.com/id/10456456> ;
   schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=360809> ;
   schema:url <http://muse.jhu.edu/books/9780804040372/> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780804040372> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/709606802> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/855536720#Person/thorndike_john> # John Thorndike
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Thorndike" ;
   schema:givenName "John" ;
   schema:name "John Thorndike" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/855536720#Person/thorndike_joseph_j_1913_2005_thorndike_joseph_jacobs> # Thorndike Joseph Jacobs Thorndike
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1913" ;
   schema:deathDate "2005" ;
   schema:familyName "Thorndike" ;
   schema:givenName "Thorndike Joseph Jacobs" ;
   schema:givenName "Joseph J." ;
   schema:name "Thorndike Joseph Jacobs Thorndike" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/855536720#Person/thorndike_joseph_j_joseph_jacobs_1913_2005> # Joseph Jacobs Thorndike
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1913" ;
   schema:deathDate "2005" ;
   schema:familyName "Thorndike" ;
   schema:givenName "Joseph Jacobs" ;
   schema:givenName "Joseph J." ;
   schema:name "Joseph Jacobs Thorndike" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/855536720#Topic/alzheimer_s_disease_patients> # Alzheimer's disease--Patients
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Alzheimer's disease--Patients"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/855536720#Topic/alzheimer_s_disease_patients_united_states> # Alzheimer's disease--Patients--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
   rdfs:seeAlso <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2009114747> ;
   schema:name "Alzheimer's disease--Patients--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/855536720#Topic/biography_&_autobiography_social_scientists_&_psychologists> # BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY--Social Scientists & Psychologists
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY--Social Scientists & Psychologists"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/855536720#Topic/health_&_fitness_diseases_alzheimer_s_&_dementia> # HEALTH & FITNESS--Diseases--Alzheimer's & Dementia
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "HEALTH & FITNESS--Diseases--Alzheimer's & Dementia"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1016339> # Alzheimer Disease
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Alzheimer Disease"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/806557> # Authors, American
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Authors, American"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/821764> # Editors
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Editors"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/902475> # Mental health
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Mental health"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780804040372>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0804040370" ;
   schema:isbn "9780804040372" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/320802297>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
   rdfs:label "Last of his mind." ;
   schema:description "Print version:" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/709606802> ; # The last of his mind : a year in the shadow of Alzheimer's
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.