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Shadows bright as glass : the remarkable story of one man's journey from Brain Trauma to artistic Triumph

Author: Amy Ellis Nutt
Publisher: New York : Free Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Alternates descriptions of the most cutting-edge brain science with the story of Jon Sarkin, a mild-mannered chiropractor who, after suffering a massive stroke, became a manic, volatile, and brilliant artist.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Nonfiction
Named Person: Jon Sarkin; Jon Sarkin; Jon Sarkin; Jon Sarkin; Jon Sarkin; Jon Sarkin; Jon Sarkin
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amy Ellis Nutt
ISBN: 9781439143100 1439143102 9781439143117 1439143110 9781439150078 1439150079
OCLC Number: 646112906
Description: x, 272 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Thin as a thread --
A thousand screaming baboons --
Rolling the dice --
Six cups of fluid and tissue --
Building a life --
Code blue --
The mechanical mind --
Two halves --
Absolve me --
Puzzle pieces --
Adrift --
A haunted house --
The ghost and the ice pick --
A double consciousness --
The accidental artist --
Proceed with abandon --
Bridging the imaginable --
Art boy --
The inner savant --
Blindsight --
Seeing is believing --
Senses and sensibilities --
The imagination instinct --
Ghosts of the present --
The extended self --
Boltflash --
Working in the dark --
Things speak for themselves -Richard's gift --
Infinity on trial --
The loquacious brain --
Finding Tommy --
Best friends --
Unbound --
Flawed words, stubborn sounds.
Other Titles: Accidental artist and the search for the soul
Responsibility: by Amy Ellis Nutt.

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Brain science is explored through the story of Jon Sarkin, whose massive stroke transformed his personality, compelling him to create art.  Read more...

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"Shadows Bright As Glass is a fascinating glimpse into the mysteries of the mind, brain and creativity. Jon Sarkin wrestles with the great questions of the search for self, questions that concern us Read more...

 
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