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THE PAIN CHRONICLES: Cures, Myths, Mysteries, Prayers, Diaries, Brain Scans, Healing, and the Science of Suffering

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

An intriguing investigation of chronic pain that combines expert opinion, philosophy and history with the author's personal struggle.Ten years ago, New York Times Magazine contributor Thernstrom (Halfway Heaven: Diary of a Harvard Murder, 1997, etc.) noticed severe pain in her neck and shoulder, which came and went but then persisted, sometimes unbearably. Searching for relief and understanding ... Read full review

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Review: The Pain Chronicles: Cures, Myths, Mysteries, Prayers, Diaries, Brain Scans, Healing, and the Science of Suffering

User Review  - Lisa I. - Goodreads

Info was useful in many ways but author spent too much time (for me) in her head, waiting what seemed to be too long to get her own diagnosis and then withholding it from the reader. The basic gist is ... Read full review

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