The Resource Still Alice, Lisa Genova ; read by the author

Still Alice, Lisa Genova ; read by the author

Label
Still Alice
Title
Still Alice
Statement of responsibility
Lisa Genova ; read by the author
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Alice Howland is proud of the life she worked so hard to build. A Harvard professor, she has a successful husband and three grown children. When she begins to grow forgetful, she dismisses it for as long as she can, but when she gets lost in her own neighbourhood she knows that something has gone terribly wrong. She finds herself in the rapidly downward spiral of Alzheimer's Disease. She is fifty years old. Suddenly she has no classes to teach, no new research to conduct, no invited lectures to give. Ever again. Unable to work, read and, increasingly, take care of herself, Alice struggles to find meaning and purpose in her everyday life as her concept of self gradually slips away. But Alice is a remarkable woman, and her family, yoked by history and DNA and love, discover more about her and about each other, in their quest to keep the Alice they know for as long as possible. Losing her yesterdays, her short-term memory hanging on by a couple of frayed threads, she is living in the moment, living for each day. But she is still Alice
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Genova, Lisa
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by the author
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Women college teachers
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Still Alice, Lisa Genova ; read by the author
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
12 cm.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged audio edition.
Extent
7 audio discs
Groove width / pitch
unknown
Isbn
9781442385764
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
unknown
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
unknown
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Still Alice, Lisa Genova ; read by the author
Publication
Copyright
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
12 cm.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged audio edition.
Extent
7 audio discs
Groove width / pitch
unknown
Isbn
9781442385764
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
unknown
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
unknown
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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