The Forgetting: Alzheimer's, Portrait of an Epidemic

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Wheeler Pub., 2001 - Health & Fitness - 329 pages
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User Review  - klburnside - LibraryThing

I am taking a training class for my job about Alzheimer's and I decided to read this book because I wanted more information about the disease. This book was very readable and simple to understand, but ... Read full review

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User Review  - AudrieClifford - LibraryThing

Although this book documents and explains the progress of Alzheimer's disease from the early to the final stages, it ends up leaving the reader not only comforted but also with an almost-appreciation ... Read full review

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About the author (2001)

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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