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Scar tissue

Author: Michael Ignatieff
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st American editionView all editions and formats
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A woman's decline and death from Alzheimer's disease, told by her philosopher son, chronicling its impact on the family: a heart attack for the father, depression for the one son, a marriage breakdown for the other. Lots of reflections on the process of aging and dying, including the thought that having inherited her genes he, too, may end that way. By the author of Aysa.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fictional Work
General fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Ignatieff
ISBN: 0374254281 9780374254285 0374527695 9780374527693
OCLC Number: 29185146
Notes: "First published in Great Britain in 1993 by Chatto & Windus"--Title page verso.
Description: 199 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Michael Ignatieff.

Abstract:

A woman's decline and death from Alzheimer's disease, told by her philosopher son, chronicling its impact on the family: a heart attack for the father, depression for the one son, a marriage breakdown for the other. Lots of reflections on the process of aging and dying, including the thought that having inherited her genes he, too, may end that way. By the author of Aysa.

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