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THE FORGETTING: UNDERSTANDING ALZHEIMER'S: A BIOGRAPHY OF A DISEASE.
THE FORGETTING UNDERSTANDING ALZHEIMER'S A BIOGRAPHY OF A DISEASE
Author: David Shenk
An urgent and moving exploration of the Alzheimer’s epidemic, The Forgetting is a dazzling meditation on the nature of memory and self and on the disease that robs people of both. — Alzheimer’s disease is a demographic time bomb. Since 1975, the number of Americans afflicted has risen from five hundred thousand to five million...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780002571746
ISBN-10: 0002571749
Publication Date: 2002
Pages: 400
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Publisher: Harper Collins Publishers Stock Account
Book Type: Hardcover
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I've already passed this book on to another in our support group. It's a great read: for its history, literary feel and empathy for those with AD and those caring for them. My mother couldn't put it down until she finished it and I read it quickly. Of course we stand by my dad who has the disease.
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