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My Lobotomy - Howard Dully, Charles Fleming
My Lobotomy
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780307381262 (0307381269)
Publisher: Crown
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
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I'll think of a damn title later
I'll think of a damn title later rated it
3.0
The most I knew about Walter Freeman, the neurosurgeon who popularized the use of lobotomies with an ice pick, was that he once held a conference in which he poured out a box filled with Christmas cards from the families of his former patients. He did this in response to criticism about his techniqu...
Monkeypanic
Monkeypanic rated it
4.0 My Lobotomy
This book kicked my ass. Seriously. I've got that Schindler's List feeling in my stomach right now. Author Howard Dully was a "rambunctious" kid growing up in San Jose in the mid-1950's. His neatfreak stepmother could never seem to get him to remember to wash his hands when he came in from outside,...
Lost Between Pages
Lost Between Pages rated it
2.0
This book was really good up until halfway through. I was so interested in the story of Howard's life up until the lobotomy and then as soon as it was over with I was kind of like "huh? so that was it? just those ten minutes and his life was ruined? that sucks..."After he had the operation, it goes ...
Book Candy
Book Candy rated it
1.0 My Lobotomy
This book was fairly terrible. I was only intrigued when they talked about the statistics of lobotomies and some of the history. The story this man tells is repetitive, boring and a little unbelievable - as in... I have heard this before. I wouldn't recommend this to anyone... I couldn't even finish...
Osho
Osho rated it
Like countless others, I heard Howard Dully's My Lobotomy on NPR in November, 2005. This was the second time I've ever stayed in the car when I got home or pulled to the side of the road to finish listening to a program. (Notably, the other piece, Remorse: The 14 Stories of Eric Morse was also produ...
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