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Still Alice - Lisa Genova, Lisa Genova
Still Alice
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What if every memory you've ever had will be erased from your mind, and you have no choice but to carry on...powerless to stop it?Alice Howland is proud of the life she worked so hard to build. At 50 years old, she's a cognitive psychology professor at Harvard and a world-renowned expert in... show more
What if every memory you've ever had will be erased from your mind, and you have no choice but to carry on...powerless to stop it?Alice Howland is proud of the life she worked so hard to build. At 50 years old, she's a cognitive psychology professor at Harvard and a world-renowned expert in linguistics with a successful husband and three grown children. When she begins to grow disoriented and forgetful, a tragic diagnosis changes her life - and her relationship with her family and the world - forever.At once beautiful and terrifying, this extraordinary debut novel by Lisa Genova is a moving and vivid depiction of life with early-onset Alzheimer's Disease that is as compelling as A Beautiful Mind and as unforgettable as Ordinary People.
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Format: Audible Audio Edition
ASIN: B001QGMRWQ
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
Pages no: 8
Edition language: English
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Cheri's Book Blog
Cheri's Book Blog rated it
5.0 Still Alice
Very powerful read that doesn't go for the easy tugs on the heartstrings that it could have. I love the way the author writes the progression of Alice's disease. Incredibly effective. I'd go 4.5 because of the narration but rounding up because the story is fantastic and so well done.
Char's Horror Corner
Char's Horror Corner rated it
4.0 Still Alice written and narrated by Lisa Genova
This was a sad story. It wasn't particularly well written but it was hard hitting, despite shying away from the possible ending which was alluded to several times during the narrative. I wasn't fond of the author's narration at first, but it did grow on me. Surprisingly, despite the degradation...
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