Siempre Alice (Still Alice)

Siempre Alice (Still Alice)

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by Lisa Genova

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Neuroscientist and debut novelist Genova mines years of experience in her field to craft a realistic portrait of early onset Alzheimer's disease. Alice Howland is an esteemed psychology professor at Harvard, living a comfortable life in Cambridge with her husband, John, arguing about the usual when the first symptoms of Alzheimer's begin to emerge. First, Alice can't find her Blackberry, then she becomes hopelessly disoriented in her own town. Alice is shocked to be diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer's (she had suspected a brain tumor or menopause), after which her life begins steadily to unravel. She loses track of rooms in her home, resigns from Harvard and eventually cannot recognize her own children. The brutal facts of Alzheimer's are heartbreaking, and it's impossible not to feel for Alice and her loved ones. This novel will appeal to those dealing with the disease and may prove helpful. [PW 10/20/08]
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B. Mexico, Ediciones, S.A. de C.V.
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Spanish-language Edition
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5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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Siempre Alice 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Siempre Alice Un libro que te hará reflexionar sobre como estas viviendo ahora y hacia donde te diriges. Un libro que te hará sentir más cercano a las personas que sufren de Alzheimer temprano, sentir comprensión sobre lo que significa vivir con cierto grado de demencia y conocerás algunas de las dificultades que ellos tiene que enfrentar mientras estén conscientes de lo que eso significa. Un libro que rompe barreras. - YeseniaFG