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Concussion - Jeanne Marie Laskas
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780812987577 (0812987578)
ASIN: 0812987578
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
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EpicFehlReader rated it
3.0 Concussion (nonfiction) by Jeanne Marie Laskas
Jeanne Marie Laskas first met the young forensic pathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu in 2009, while reporting a story for GQ that would go on to inspire the movie Concussion. Omalu told her about a day in September 2002, when, in a dingy morgue in downtown Pittsburgh, he picked up a scalpel and made a disc...
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Sheila's Reads rated it
4.0 CONCUSSION by Jeane Marie Laskas
Dr. Bennett Omalu comes to the United States from Nigeria to get his medical degree. While here he works in the Allegheny County, PA coroner's office where he does the autopsy on Steeler great Mike Webster. He receives permission to study Webster's brain where he discovers deposits that should not b...
JLee22 rated it
3.5 Concussion
The beginning threw me off because I have seen the documentary on Netflix about this subject and expected the book to delve right into the matter but instead it starts with the childhood of Dr. Bennet Omalu, basically resulting in a biography for the first third or so of the book. Alright, I can rol...
Girl Well Read
Girl Well Read rated it
4.0 Concussion
A special thank you to NetGallery for an ARC in exchange for an honest review.I wanted to read Laskas' book because I have children in competitive contact sports. My boys wear helmets. As parents, we spend a lot of money and research on said helmets to ensure we are protecting our kids. This is not ...
JDCMustReadBooks rated it
5.0 Concussion
By: Jeanne Marie Laskas ISBN: 9780812987577 Publisher: Random House Publication Date: 11/24/2015 Format: Paperback My Rating: 5 Stars + Featured Weekend Read A special thank you to Random House and NetGalley for an ARC in exchange for an honest review. TOP BOOKS OF 2015! 5 Stars+ Award-winni...
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