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One Hundred Names for Love: A Stroke, a Marriage, and the Language of Healing - Diane Ackerman
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Finalist for the Pulitzer PrizeFinalist for the National Book Circle Critics Award"Diane Ackerman's most enjoyable, intimate, and heartrending work yet."-Atul GawandeEveryone who cherishes the gift of language will cherish Diane Ackerman's narrative masterpiece, an exquisitely written love story and medical miracle story, one that combines science, inspiration, wisdom, and heart. One day Ackerman's husband, Paul West, an exceptionally gifted wordsmith and intellectual, Finalist for the Pulitzer PrizeFinalist for the National Book Circle Critics Award"Diane Ackerman's most enjoyable, intimate, and heartrending work yet."-Atul GawandeEveryone who cherishes the gift of language will cherish Diane Ackerman's narrative masterpiece, an exquisitely written love story and medical miracle story, one that combines science, inspiration, wisdom, and heart. One day Ackerman's husband, Paul West, an exceptionally gifted wordsmith and intellectual, suffered a terrible stroke. When he regained awareness he was afflicted with aphasia-loss of language-and could utter only a single syllable: "mem." The standard therapies yielded little result but frustration. Diane soon found, however, that by harnessing their deep knowledge of each other and her scientific understanding of language and the brain she could guide Paul back to the world of words. This triumphant book is both a humane and revealing addition to the medical literature on stroke and aphasia and an exquisitely written love story: a magnificent addition to literature, period. Books, Biography & Autobiography~~Medical, One-Hundred-Names-for-Love~~Diane-Ackerman, 1335763, One Hundred Names for Love: A Stroke, a Marriage, and the Language of Healing, Diane Ackerman, 039307241X, Norton, W.W. & Company, Inc., , , , , Norton, W.W. & Company, Inc.

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Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize Finalist for the National Book Circle Critics Award "Diane Ackerman's most enjoyable, intimate, and heartrending work yet."?Atul Gawande Everyone who cherishes the gift of language will cherish Diane Ackerman's narrative masterpiece, an exquisitely written love story and medical miracle story, one that combines science, inspiration, wisdom, and heart. One day Ackerman's husband, Paul West, an exceptionally gifted wordsmith and intellectual, suffered a terrible stroke. When he regained awareness he was afflicted with aphasia?loss of language?and could utter only a single syllable: "mem." The standard therapies yielded little result but frustration. Diane soon found, however, that by harnessing their deep knowledge of each other and her scientific understanding of language and the brain she could guide Paul back to the world of words. This triumphant book is both a humane and revealing addition to the medical literature on stroke and aphasia and an exquisitely written love story: a magnificent addition to literature, period. arts and literature,authors,biographies,diseases and physical ailments,health fitness and dieting,medical,memoirs,professionals and academics,strokes Diseases & Physical Ailments, W. W. Norton & Company

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Everyone who cherishes the gift of language will cherish Diane Ackerman's narrative masterpiece, an exquisitely written love story and medical miracle story, one that combines science, inspiration, wisdom, and heart. One day Ackerman's husband, Paul West, an exceptionally gifted wordsmith and intellectual, suffered a terrible stroke. When he regained awareness he was afflicted with aphasialoss of languageand could utter only a single syllable: "mem." The standard therapies yielded little result but frustration. Diane soon found, however, that by harnessing their deep knowledge of each other and her scientific understanding of language and the brain she could guide Paul back to the world of words. This triumphant book is both a humane and revealing addition to the medical literature on stroke and aphasia and an exquisitely written love story: a magnificent addition to literature, period. arts and literature,authors,biographical,biographies,biographies and history,biography and history,diseases and physical ailments,health fitness and dieting,literary criticism,literary criticism and collections Diseases & Physical Ailments, Norton & Company, Incorporated, W. W.

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One Hundred Names for Love

Combine the brilliant sensibility of a poet and essayist with the compelling articulation of her mindful wisdom, and intense devotion, and voila you have the powerful journey into the many ways love can inspire healing after profound brain damage. "One Hundred Names for Love" reminds us that healing is possible and that lives can be rebuilt from the inside out.--Daniel Siegel, M.D.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780393072419
ISBN (ISBN-10): 039307241X
Hardcover
Paperback
Publishing year: 2011
Publisher: Norton & Company
322 Pages
Weight: 0,631 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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0-393-07241-X, 978-0-393-07241-9


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