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First Scribner hardcover edition.
xi, 304 pages ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-281) and index.
A neuroscientist reveals his work with patients believed to be brain dead to explain how up to twenty percent of them were still consciously alive, sharing insights into what life may be like for such patients and its moral implications.