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The man who forgot how to read

Author: Howard Engel
Publisher: Toronto : HarperCollins Publishers, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"One hot midsummer morning, crime novelist Howard Engel picked up his newspaper from his front step and discovered he could no longer read it. The letters had mysteriously jumbled themselves into something that looked like Cyrillic one moment and Korean the next. While he slept, Engel had experienced a stroke and now suffered from a rare condition called alexia sine agraphia, meaning that while he could still write,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Personal Narrative
Named Person: Howard Engel; Howard Engel; Howard Engel
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Engel
ISBN: 9780002007146 0002007142
OCLC Number: 155849454
Description: 157 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Howard Engel.

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"One hot midsummer morning, crime novelist Howard Engel picked up his newspaper from his front step and discovered he could no longer read it. The letters had mysteriously jumbled themselves into something that looked like Cyrillic one moment and Korean the next. While he slept, Engel had experienced a stroke and now suffered from a rare condition called alexia sine agraphia, meaning that while he could still write, he could no longer read"--Jacket flap.

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