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

Author: Diane Ackerman
Publisher: Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2011.
Series: Thorndike Press large print nonfiction series.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Biography : English : Large print edView all editions and formats
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Everyone who cherishes the gift of language will cherish this exquisitely written love story that combines science, inspiration, wisdom, and heart. Diane Ackerman's husband Paul West, a gifted wordsmith and intellectual, was afflicted with aphasia after a stroke. When standard therapies failed, Diane harnessed their deep knowledge of each other and her understanding of the brain and language to guide Paul back to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Large type books
Biography
Named Person: Diane Ackerman; Paul West; Diane Ackerman; Paul West; Diane Ackerman; Paul West
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Diane Ackerman
ISBN: 9781410436481 1410436489
OCLC Number: 696100742
Description: 543 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Thorndike Press large print nonfiction series.
Responsibility: by Diane Ackerman.

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Everyone who cherishes the gift of language will cherish this exquisitely written love story that combines science, inspiration, wisdom, and heart. Diane Ackerman's husband Paul West, a gifted wordsmith and intellectual, was afflicted with aphasia after a stroke. When standard therapies failed, Diane harnessed their deep knowledge of each other and her understanding of the brain and language to guide Paul back to the world of words.

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