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The Resource Brain on Fire

Brain on Fire

Label
Brain on Fire
Title
Brain on Fire
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Summary
An award-winning memoir and instant New York Times bestseller that goes far beyond its riveting medical mystery, Brain on Fire is the powerful account of one woman's struggle to recapture her identity.When twenty-four-year-old Susannah Cahalan woke up alone in a hospital room, strapped to her bed and unable to move or speak, she had no memory of how she'd gotten there. Days earlier, she had been on the threshold of a new, adult life: at the beginning of her first serious relationship and a promising career at a major New York newspaper. Now she was labeled violent, psychotic, a flight risk. What happened? In a swift and breathtaking narrative, Susannah tells the astonishing true story of her descent into madness, her family's inspiring faith in her, and the lifesaving diagnosis that nearly didn't happen. "A fascinating look at the disease that...could have cost this vibrant, vital young woman her life" (People), Brain on Fire is an unforgettable exploration of memory and identity, faith and love, and a profoundly compelling tale of survival and perseverance that is destined to become a classic
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Cahalan, Susannah
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Biography & Autobiography
  • Medical
  • Nonfiction
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Brain on Fire
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Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:f561f099-9cde-4cbe-b13f-7b9842f03c30
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781451621396
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Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Brain on Fire
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:f561f099-9cde-4cbe-b13f-7b9842f03c30
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781451621396
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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