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Still Alice : a novel

Author: Lisa Genova; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: New York : Pocket Books, [2009] ©2009
Series: Book club kit
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Alice Howland, happily married with three grown children and a house on the Cape, is a celebrated Harvard professor at the height of her career when she notices a forgetfulness creeping into her life. As confusion starts to cloud her thinking and her memory begins to fail her, she receives a devastating diagnosis: early onset Alzheimer's disease.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Medical novels
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa Genova; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress)
ISBN: 9781439102817 1439102813 1439116881 9781439116883 9781921470271 1921470275 9781501106422 1501106422 9781921470264 1921470267 9781439170045 1439170045
OCLC Number: 234073871
Awards: Bronte prize, 2008
Description: xi, 293 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: 8 books (xi, 292 pages ; 21 cm.) --
Content list --
Author biography & list of additional resources --
Discussion questions --
Sign-up sheet --
Book kit poli.
Series Title: Book club kit
Responsibility: Lisa Genova.
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Alice Howland, happily married with three grown children and a house on the Cape, is a celebrated Harvard professor at the height of her career when she notices a forgetfulness creeping into her life. As confusion starts to cloud her thinking and her memory begins to fail her, she receives a devastating diagnosis: early onset Alzheimer's disease.

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Donated by Dr. Rick Fraser, 2015. This book describes in intimate and devastating detail the progression from a “normal” mental state to one of advanced dementia. Alice's insight into this progression - and eventual loss of insight - serves as a poignant reminder of the fragility of all...
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