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    Description"The Man who Lost His Language" is a compelling exploration of aphasia - the loss of language - as well as of the resilience of love. When Sir John Hale suffered a stroke that left him unable to walk, write or speak, his wife, Shelia, followed every available medical trail seeking knowledge of his condition and how he might be restored to health. Bringing the story up to date, this revised edition includes additional information about updates in science and medicine since the first edition was published. This personal account of one couple's experiences will be of interest to all those who want to know more about aphasia and related conditions.


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    Title
    The Man Who Lost His Language
    Subtitle
    A Case of Aphasia
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Sheila Hale
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 272
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 232 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 422 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781843105640
    ISBN 10: 1843105640
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21600
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BIO
    BIC subject category V2: BGA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.0A
    BIC subject category V2: VFJB
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    Ingram Subject Code: BA
    Libri: I-BA
    DC22: B
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    B&T General Subject: 670
    DC22: 362.196810092
    BIC subject category V2: VFG
    BISAC V2.8: PSY020000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: BIO000000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 362.196/85520092
    LC classification: RC425 .H336 2007
    LC subject heading: , , , , ,
    Thema V1.0: VFJB, DNBA, VFG
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    41 ill.
    Publisher
    JESSICA KINGSLEY PUBLISHERS
    Imprint name
    JESSICA KINGSLEY PUBLISHERS
    Publication date
    15 May 2007
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Sheila Hale is a distinguished travel writer and journalist. She has written articles for The New York Times, the Observer, The Times Literary Supplement and the London Review of Books.
    Review quote
    "'One of the most remarkable additions to the literature of illness in our time.' - The Times 'A luminous biographical memoir and an enthralling testament of love.' - The Independent 'A moving insight into the redemption of a great man.' - The Observer 'I was left moved by this subtle, engaging and devoted memoir.' - The Times Literary Supplement"
    Table of contents
    Contents: Acknowledgements. 1. John. Part I: The Stroke. 2. The Accident. 3. Hell. 4. The Geriatric Ward. 5. The Royal Star & Garter. 6. Vermeer. Part II: Aphasia. 7. The Varieties of Aphasia. 8. Silent in Sadness. 9. Aphasia Today. 10. The Chances of Recovery. 11. The Search for a Cure. 12. A Voyage of Exploration. Part III: John's Aphasia. 13. Cambridge. 14. John's Days. 15. Myths and Metaphors. 16. John's Voice. 17. Hope. Afterword. Postscript to the Revised Edition. Useful Addresses. Notes. Bibliography.