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The blink of an eye : how I died and started living

Author: Rikke Schmidt Kjærgaard
Publisher: London : Hodder & Stoughton Ltd., 2018. ©2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The powerful and moving memoir by a scientist and mother of three of how she learned to live again, after a sudden severe infection caused her to die and then revive, but locked in completely paralysed, and only able to blink an eye. The Blink of an Eye is a celebration of love and family and every little thing that matters when life is in the balance - written by a scientist uniquely able to describe her physical  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Named Person: Rikke Schmidt Kjærgaard; Rikke Schmidt Kjærgaard
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rikke Schmidt Kjærgaard
ISBN: 9781473669376 1473669375 9781473669369 1473669367 9781473669383 1473669383
OCLC Number: 1007062922
Description: xi, 207 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1.Dying --
2.Surviving --
3.Being --
4.Blinking --
5.Breathing --
6.Healing --
7.Tilting --
8.Walking --
9.Cutting --
10.Leaving --
11.Living.
Responsibility: Rikke Schmidt Kjærgaard, foreword by Bill Bryson.

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The powerful and moving memoir by a scientist and mother of three of how she learned to live again after a sudden severe infection caused her to die but then revive with 'locked-in syndrome' - only  Read more...

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