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Still Alice

Still Alice Book
Author : Lisa Genova
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2014-12-02
ISBN : 1501106422
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Feeling at the top of her game when she is suddenly diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer's disease, Harvard psychologist Alice Howland struggles to find meaning and purpose in her life as her concept of self gradually slips away.

Still Alice

Still Alice Book
Author : Lisa Genova
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2010-08-05
ISBN : 1849833710
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A moving story of a woman with early onset Alzheimer's disease, now a major Academy Award-winning film starring Julianne Moore and Kristen Stewart. Alice Howland is proud of the life she worked so hard to build. At fifty, she's a cognitive psychology professor at Harvard and a renowned expert in linguistics, with a successful husband and three grown children. When she begins to grow forgetful and disoriented, she dismisses it for as long as she can until a tragic diagnosis changes her life - and her relationship with her family and the world around her - for ever. Unable to care for herself, Alice struggles to find meaning and purpose as her concept of self gradually slips away. But Alice is a remarkable woman, and her family learn more about her and each other in their quest to hold on to the Alice they know. Her memory hanging by a frayed thread, she is living in the moment, living for each day. But she is still Alice. 'Remarkable … illuminating … highly relevant today' Daily Mail 'The most accurate account of what it feels like to be inside the mind of an Alzheimer's patient I've ever read. Beautifully written and very illuminating' Rosie Boycot 'Utterly brilliant' Chrissy Iley

Lisa Genova Box Set

Lisa Genova Box Set Book
Author : Lisa Genova
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2011-12-06
ISBN : 1451675038
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Enjoy the best of Lisa Genova’s powerful, poignant storytelling with this set of her two New York Times bestselling novels, Still Alice and Left Neglected. STILL ALICE An accomplished professor diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease learns that she is more than what she can remember. Now a major motion picture from Sony Pictures Classics. LEFT NEGLECTED A busy multitasking mother in her thirties learns to pay attention to what matters most in life after a car crash leaves her with a traumatic brain injury and a bizarre neurological condition called Left Neglect.

A 15 Minute Summary and Analysis of Still Alice

A 15 Minute Summary and Analysis of Still Alice Book
Author : InstaRead Summaries Staff
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2015-02-15
ISBN : 9781508504481
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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PLEASE NOTE: This is an unofficial summary and analysis of the book and NOT the original book. Still Alice by Lisa Genova - A 15-minute Summary & Analysis Inside this Instaread: * Summary of entire book * Introduction to the Important People in the book * Analysis of the Themes and Author's Style Preview of this Instaread: Still Alice is a novel by writer Lisa Genova. It tells the story of Alice Howland, a fifty year-old psychology professor at Harvard and an expert in the field of linguistics, who is diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's disease. Alice is married to John, a cancer cell biologist at Harvard. They have three grown children. Anna is a lawyer, Tom is a third-year medical student at Harvard, and Lydia is an aspiring actress. Both Tom and Anna, who is married to an attorney named Charlie, live in Boston. Lydia lives in Los Angeles and is an aspiring actress. In September of 2003, Alice is the guest speaker at a psychology seminar at Stanford. While giving her talk, she suffers a memory lapse. Afterwards, she flies to Los Angeles to visit with Lydia. At lunch at Ivy, a favorite restaurant among celebrities, they argue about Lydia's career choice. Alice wants Lydia to...

Analytics Stories

Analytics Stories Book
Author : Wayne L. Winston
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2020-09-02
ISBN : 1119646057
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Inform your own analyses by seeing how one of the best data analysts in the world approaches analytics problems Analytics Stories: How to Make Good Things Happen is a thoughtful, incisive, and entertaining exploration of the application of analytics to real-world problems and situations. Covering fields as diverse as sports, finance, politics, healthcare, and business, Analytics Stories bridges the gap between the oft inscrutable world of data analytics and the concrete problems it solves. Distinguished professor and author Wayne L. Winston answers questions like: Was Liverpool over Barcelona the greatest upset in sports history? Was Derek Jeter a great infielder What's wrong with the NFL QB rating? How did Madoff keep his fund going? Does a mutual fund’s past performance predict future performance? What caused the Crash of 2008? Can we predict where crimes are likely to occur? Is the lot of the American worker improving? How can analytics save the US Republic? The birth of evidence-based medicine: How did James Lind know citrus fruits cured scurvy? How can I objectively compare hospitals? How can we predict heart attacks in real time? How does a retail store know if you're pregnant? How can I use A/B testing to improve sales from my website? How can analytics help me write a hit song? Perfect for anyone with the word “analyst” in their job title, Analytics Stories illuminates the process of applying analytic principles to practical problems and highlights the potential pitfalls that await careless analysts.

Lisa Genova eBox Set

Lisa Genova eBox Set Book
Author : Lisa Genova
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2014-10-27
ISBN : 1501106279
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Enjoy the best of Lisa Genova’s powerful, poignant storytelling with this collection of her three New York Times bestselling novels, Still Alice, Left Neglected, and Love Anthony. STILL ALICE An accomplished professor diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease learns that she is more than what she can remember. Now a major motion picture from Sony Pictures Classics. LEFT NEGLECTED A busy multitasking mother in her thirties learns to pay attention to what matters most in life after a car crash leaves her with a traumatic brain injury and a bizarre neurological condition called Left Neglect. LOVE ANTHONY In this deeply insightful story about autism and unconditional love, a young nonverbal boy reveals a neurologically plausible peek inside the mind of autism, why he loves swinging and the number three, why he hates pronouns, and how he experiences routine, joy, and love.

The American Medical Association on the Case for Teaching Racism

The American Medical Association on the Case for Teaching Racism Book
Author : Francis Kwarteng
Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
Release : 2021-04-26
ISBN : 1664170871
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The public lynching of George Floyd re-exposed the rotten underbelly of America and this, together with the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on Black and Brown communities, the global Black Lives Matter protests, and the racist, xenophobic demagoguery of Donald Trump, resurrected the old debates about medical racism, race relations, implicit bias, vaccine nationalism/vaccine imperialism, structural inequality, police brutality, vaccine hesitancy, unethical human experimentation, vaccine diplomacy, qualified immunity, conspiracy theories, and social justice. Then in 2020 the American Medical Association formally declared racism a public health crisis, defined racism as a social determinant of health, and embraced the idea of medical schools teaching medical students about racism. Alas, the nursing curriculum is somewhat silent on these questions. Decolonizing the nursing curriculum, long overdue, is therefore imperative. This book explores the question of decolonizing the nursing curriculum from the angles of postcolonial theory, critiquing the Western literary canon, American history, literary criticism, African literature, cultural criticism, Afrocentric theory, democracy, African-American literature, and critical race theory.

Gender Global Health and Violence

Gender  Global Health  and Violence Book
Author : Tiina Vaittinen,Catia C. Confortini
Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Release : 2019-11-21
ISBN : 178661118X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Beyond the metaphorical use of healthy society as a normative goal of Peace Research, there is little engagement in contemporary Peace Research with questions of global health. Simultaneously, critical feminist approaches to the intersections of different forms of violence and health are rare in Global Health literature. Bringing together feminist Peace Research and Global Health scholarships, this edited book aims to enrich both scholarly traditions. On the one hand, the book provides perspectives from feminist Peace Research that help us to understand and analyse different forms of violence in the gendered realm of global health. On the other hand, the variety of empirical cases analysed in the chapters widens the horizons of Peace Research, in its understanding of what it means to study violence, peace, and justice in everyday lives. The themes dealt in the chapters of the book vary from questions of reproductive health, to non-communicable (e.g. breast cancer) and communicable diseases (e.g. HIV/AIDS), war-time sexual violence, mental health, therapeutic justice, domestic violence, and ageing and dementia. This text will help students and researchers alike navigate Global Health through a feminist lens.

Clinical Ethics on Film

Clinical Ethics on Film Book
Author : M. Sara Rosenthal
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2018-06-08
ISBN : 3319903748
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book discusses feature films that enrich our understanding of doctor-patient dilemmas. The book comprises general clinical ethics themes and principles and is written in accessible language. Each theme is discussed and illuminated in chapters devoted to a particular film. Chapters start with a discussion of the film itself, which shares details behind the making of the film; box-office and critical reception; casting; and other facts about production. The chapter then situates the film in a history of medicine and medical sociology context before it delves into the clinical ethics issues in the film, and how to use it as a teaching aid for clinical ethics. Readers will understand how each film in this collection served to bring particular clinical ethics issues to the public’s attention or reflected medico-legal issues that were part of the public discourse. The book is a perfect instructor's guide for anyone teaching bioethics, healthcare ethics, medical sociology, medical history, healthcare systems, narrative medicine, or nursing ethics.

The Theatrical Professoriate

The Theatrical Professoriate Book
Author : Emily Roxworthy
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2019-12-16
ISBN : 100076060X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book argues that today’s professoriate has become increasingly theatrical, largely as a result of neoliberal policies in higher education, but also in response to an anti-intellectual scrutiny that has become pervasive throughout the Western world. The Theatrical Professoriate: Contemporary Higher Education and Its Academic Dramas examines how the Western professoriate increasingly finds itself enacting command performances that utilize scripting, characterization, surrogation, and spectacle—the hallmarks of theatricality—toward neoliberal ends. Roxworthy explores how the theatrical nature of today’s professoriate and the resultant glut of performances about academia on stage and screen have contributed to a highly ambivalent public fascination with academia. She further documents the "theatrical turn" witnessed in American higher education, as academic institutions use performance to intervene in the diversity issues and disciplinary disparities fueled by neoliberalism. By analyzing academic dramas and their audience reception alongside theoretical approaches, the author reveals how contemporary academia drives the professoriate to perform in what seem like increasingly artificial ways. Ideal for practitioners and students of education, ethnic, and science studies, The Theatrical Professoriate deftly intervenes in Performance Studies’ still-unsettled debates over the differential impact of live versus mediated performances.

I Am Still Alive

I Am Still Alive Book
Author : Kate Alice Marshall
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2018-07-24
ISBN : 0425290999
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"This tense wire of a novel thrums with suspense. . . . [this book] just might be the highlight of your summer.”–The New York Times Cheryl Strayed's Wild meets The Revenant in this heart-pounding story of survival and revenge in the unforgiving wilderness. After: Jess is alone. Her cabin has burned to the ground. She knows if she doesn’t act fast, the cold will kill her before she has time to worry about food. But she is still alive—for now. Before: Jess hadn’t seen her survivalist, off-the-grid dad in over a decade. But after a car crash killed her mother and left her injured, she was forced to move to his cabin in the remote Canadian wilderness. Just as Jess was beginning to get to know him, a secret from his past paid them a visit, leaving her father dead and Jess stranded. After: With only her father’s dog for company, Jess must forage and hunt for food, build shelter, and keep herself warm. Some days it feels like the wild is out to destroy her, but she’s stronger than she ever imagined. Jess will survive. She has to. She knows who killed her father…and she wants revenge.

Still Alice

Still Alice Book
Author : Lisa Genova
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2009
ISBN : 9781921470264
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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STILL ALICE is a powerful and emotionally charged novel about a woman's descent into dementia through early-onset Alzheimer's disease, written by first-time author and Harvard neuroscientist Lisa Genova. In turns heartbreaking, inspiring and terrifying, STILL ALICE captures in remarkable detail what it's like to literally lose your mind... Alice Howland is a 50-year-old cognitive psychology professor at Harvard and a world-renowned expert in linguistics, with grown children and a satisfying marriage to an academic, when she starts to experience fleeting forgetfulness and disorientation. She initially attributes these episodes to normal aging or menopause. But as her symptoms worsen, she sees a neurologist and is given the diagnosis that will change her life forever: early-onset Alzheimer's disease. With no cure or treatment, Alice struggles to overcome her shock and find meaning and purpose in her everyday life as her sense of self is gradually stripped away, leaving her unable to continue in her profession, take care of herself, recognise her loved ones or even understand that she has a neurodegenerative disease. Without memory or hope, Alice is forced to live in the moment, which is in turns maddening, beautiful and terrifying. Lisa Genova uses the successful, articulate and independent Alice as the perfect vehicle to capture what it feels like to literally lose your mind. This novel will touch and inspire you. You will admire Alice's strength and resourcefulness even as you cry over her losses. STILL ALICE is hopeful to the end and brings a new understanding for all those affected by this terrifying neurological disease, whilst celebrating love, family and the human mind.

Still Alice

 Still Alice Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2015
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Routledge Companion to Disability and Media

The Routledge Companion to Disability and Media Book
Author : Katie Ellis,Gerard Goggin,Beth Haller,Rosemary Curtis
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2019-11-14
ISBN : 1317505697
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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An authoritative and indispensable guide to disability and media, this thoughtfully curated collection features varied and provocative contributions from distinguished scholars globally, alongside next-generation research leaders. Disability and media has emerged as a dynamic and exciting area of contemporary culture and social life. Media–– especially digital technology––play a vital role in disability transformations, with widespread implications for global societies and how we understand communications. This book addresses this development, from representation and audience through technologies, innovations and challenges of the field. Through the varied and global perspectives of leading researchers, writers, and practitioners, including many authors with lived experience of disability, it covers a wide range of traditional, emergent and future media forms and formats. International in scope and orientation, The Routledge Companion to Disability and Media offers students and scholars alike a comprehensive survey of the intersections between disability studies and media studies

The Wounded Hero in Contemporary Fiction

The Wounded Hero in Contemporary Fiction Book
Author : Susana Onega,Jean-Michel Ganteau
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2018-04-27
ISBN : 0429000057
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Wounded Hero in Contemporary Fiction tracks the emergence of a new type of physically and/or spiritually wounded hero(ine) in contemporary fiction. Editors, Susana Onega and Jean-Michel Ganteu bring together some of the top minds in the field to explore the paradoxical lives of these heroes that have embraced, rather than overcome, their suffering, alienation and marginalisation as a form of self-definition.

Alice s Evidence

Alice   s Evidence Book
Author : Robert B. Waltz
Publisher : Robert B. Waltz
Release : 2013-10-31
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This replaces the earlier Looking Autism in the Face: Two New Perspectives on Autism. This is personal; it is the expanded combination a pair of items I wrote about autism. Part of it looks at the relationship between Charles Dodgson (Lewis Carroll) and Alice Liddell, and marshals the evidence that Dodgson was not in lust after Alice, but rather was an autistic who formed an autistic friendship with her; the rest examines six noteworthy who were afflicted with “music and mathematics” autism and shows what they accomplished, and how we should understand such people. The whole is intended to demonstrate the difficult and complicated emotions I call “autistic friendship” and trouthe. Dedicated to Catie Jo Pidel, to Elizabeth and Patricia Rosenberg, and to “Sarah Jane,” all of whom taught me lessons.

Focus On 100 Most Popular American Stage Actresses

Focus On  100 Most Popular American Stage Actresses Book
Author : Wikipedia contributors
Publisher : e-artnow sro
Release : 2021-11-29
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Focus On 100 Most Popular American Stage Actresses book written by Wikipedia contributors, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Focus On 100 Most Popular Actresses from New York City

Focus On  100 Most Popular Actresses from New York City Book
Author : Wikipedia contributors
Publisher : e-artnow sro
Release : 2021-11-29
ISBN : 4057664173
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Focus On 100 Most Popular Actresses from New York City book written by Wikipedia contributors, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

The Faithfuls

The Faithfuls Book
Author : Cecilia Lyra
Publisher : Bookouture
Release : 2020-09-21
ISBN : 1838888756
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Family always comes first. Alma, New York is the perfect town, right down to the coordinated shopfront decorations on Main Street, and Gina Dewar is the perfect wife, mother, daughter-in-law. She understands the responsibility that comes with marrying into America’s golden family, and she tries not to burden her husband Bobby with drama from her own small-town past. But a summer house in the Hamptons doesn’t always buy happiness, and the Dewars aren’t quite as apple pie as they seem. When Bobby is publicly accused of having an affair cracks start to appear in the Dewar clan, and when he denies any knowledge, Gina faces an impossible dilemma. Should she stand by her husband, or listen to her sister-in-law, telling her that there is more to this story? As the town explodes with speculation, Gina tries to keep the gossips out of her marriage. After all, no one knows better than her that secrets should stay in the family. But then she hears the rumor that Bobby’s supposed mistress is pregnant and she is shaken to the core. With the future of her family so uncertain, Gina is about to find out what she’s willing to do to protect those she loves… A moving, emotionally gripping novel about family secrets and the space between loyalty and trust. A stunning new read for fans of Elin Hilderbrand, Emily Giffin and Jennifer Weiner. Readers love Cecilia Lyra: “ABSOLUTELY UNPUTDOWNABLE. Warm and emotional. I loved it completely from beginning to end… captured my heart from the first page… Brilliant writing, lovable characters, real situations, the book was everything I needed and more.” Book Reviews by Shalini, 5 stars “A simply glorious read!… One of the best books I read this year!” Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars “Definitely for fans of Elin Hilderbrand. I absolutely loved it and liked that the drama was intense but there was reprieve and easy reading in between. It was well-written and truly the perfect beach read.” Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars “WOW! What an incredible story that brought out so many emotions.” Heidi Lynn’s Book Reviews, 5 stars “A fantastic read!… I cried at quite a few spots. I didn't want this book to end!!” Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars “Delightful, bittersweet and beguiling… Had me utterly enchanted. The Sunset Sisters is uplifting and compelling and I highly recommend it.” Brianne’s Book Reviews, 5 stars “Brilliant book. Loved it.” NetGalley reviewer, 5 stars “The perfect summer story.” Goodreads reviewer “A fantastic, great read. The story is full of emotions. Recommend it.” NetGalley reviewer, 5 stars “A great book.” Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars “Read this in one day.” NetGalley reviewer, 5 stars “A great read… has the full gamut of emotions and it's not to be missed.” NetGalley reviewer, 5 stars “An emotional, heart-warming summer read that is perfect to lay back and relax with on lazy, summer afternoons… this story pulled at my heart strings and took me on an emotional, heart-warming ride the entire way through.” Goodreads reviewer “Love, lies and betrayal at its best. This is a compulsive read, one I had difficulty putting down.” Goodreads reviewer “The kind of story I love! Family secrets, all those skeletons in the closets makes for a book I couldn’t put down!” NetGalley reviewer, 5 stars “Amazing, emotional.” Goodreads reviewer “An emotional, heart-warming summer read… will envelope you and not let you out of its grasp until you have read each and every word of this bittersweet, emotional tale… this story pulled at my heart strings and took me on an emotional, heart-warming ride the entire way through.” Goodreads reviewer

Reconsidering Dementia Narratives

Reconsidering Dementia Narratives Book
Author : Rebecca Bitenc
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2019-07-05
ISBN : 0429619502
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Reconsidering Dementia Narratives explores the role of narrative in developing new ways of understanding, interacting with, and caring for people with dementia. It asks how the stories we tell about dementia – in fiction, life writing and film – both reflect and shape the way we think about this important condition. Highlighting the need to attend to embodied and relational aspects of identity in dementia, the study further outlines ways in which narratives may contribute to dementia care, while disputing the idea that the modes of empathy fostered by narrative necessarily bring about more humane care practices. This cross-medial analysis represents an interdisciplinary approach to dementia narratives which range across auto/biography, graphic narrative, novel, film, documentary and collaborative storytelling practices. The book aims to clarify the limits and affordances of narrative, and narrative studies, in relation to an ethically driven medical humanities agenda through the use of case studies. Answering the key question of whether dementia narratives align with or run counter to the dominant discourse of dementia as ‘loss of self’, this innovative book will be of interest to anyone interested in dementia studies, ageing studies, narrative studies in health care, and critical medical humanities.