Memory's Last Breath Lib/E: Field Notes on My Dementia (Compact Disc)

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By Gerda Saunders (Read by), Edita Brychta (Read by)
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Based on the field notes she keeps in her journal, Memory's Last Breath is Gerda Saunders' astonishing window into a life distorted by dementia. She writes about shopping trips cut short by unintentional shoplifting, car journeys derailed when she loses her bearings, and the embarrassment of forgetting what she has just said to a room of colleagues.

Coping with the complications of losing short-term memory, Saunders, a former university professor, nonetheless embarks on a personal investigation of the brain and its mysteries, examining science and literature, and immersing herself in vivid memories of her childhood in South Africa.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781478949893
ISBN-10: 1478949899
Publisher: Hachette Books
Publication Date: June 13th, 2017
Language: English