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One hundred names for love : a stroke, a marriage, and the language of healing

Author: Diane Ackerman
Publisher: New York : W. W. Norton & Company, [2011] ©2011
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Ackerman chronicles her novelist husband Paul West's heroic battle to reclaim words and mobility and her tailoring of West's speech therapy to match his spectacular vocabulary and unique intelligence.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Autobiography
Named Person: Diane Ackerman; Paul West; Diane Ackerman; Paul West; Diane Ackerman; Paul West; Diane Ackerman; Paul West
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Diane Ackerman
ISBN: 9780393072419 039307241X
OCLC Number: 668194872
Description: 322 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Diane Ackerman.
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Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize Finalist for the National Book Circle Critics Award "Diane Ackerman's most enjoyable, intimate, and heartrending work yet."-Atul Gawande  Read more...

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