The Forgetting: Alzheimer's, Portrait of an Epidemic

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Wheeler Publishing Incorporated, Feb 1, 2002 - Health & Fitness - 329 pages
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Review: The Forgetting: Alzheimer's: Portrait of an Epidemic

User Review  - Berthe - Goodreads

This is a very thoughtful and informative work. Alzheimer's is a shocking yet specific diagnosis - this book is very much worth reading not just for its very accessible discussion of the science but ... Read full review

Review: The Forgetting: Alzheimer's: Portrait of an Epidemic

User Review  - Tami - Goodreads

This was great. It was hard to put this down. My grandmother has Alzheimer's so I'm desperate for information. Some chapters were a bit into the science and brain chemistry of Alzheimer's. Good to ... Read full review

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About the author (2002)

David Shenk a former fellow at the Freedom Forum Media Studies Center at Columbia University, he has written for Harper's Wired, Salon, The New Republic, The Washington Post, and The New Yorker, and is an occasional commentator for NPR's "All Things Considered". He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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