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Author Donlan, Christian, author.

Title The inward empire : mapping the wilds of mortality and fatherhood / Christian Donlan.

Publication Info. New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2018.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Casa Verdugo Library Non-Fiction    92 Donlan,C DON    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    92 DONLAN,C    Available
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1 copy being processed for PAS Central Library On Order.
Edition First North American edition.
Description x, 324 pages ; 22 cm
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Note Originally published in Great Britain as An Unmapped Mind, May 2018.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 315-322).
Contents The inward empire: the marrow of the skull: the birth of neurology and a basic guide to the brain -- Lost: the man who couldn't open a door: a guide to proprioception -- Help me: Phineas Gage, the most famous neurological patient in history -- The Frankenstein dance: the first recorded case of MS -- The dead teach the living: "I only observe, nothing more": Jean-Martin Charcot and the discovery of MS -- The ghost on the green: Myelin, the mysterious--and misunderstood--substance at the heart of MS -- Hyde: the viking gene, the equator, and vitamin D: the hunt for the possible causes of MS -- Inside the tent: the art of diagnosis -- The explorers' club.
Summary Diagnosed with multiple sclerosis shortly after his daughter's birth, the author compares the joy, heartbreak, and anxiety of his own neurological decline with his daughter's flourishing brain activity.
Subject Donlan, Christian -- Health.
Multiple sclerosis -- Patients -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Multiple sclerosis -- Popular works.
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
Added Title Unmapped mind
ISBN 9780316509367 (hardcover) $27.00
0316509361 (hardcover) $27.00

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