Summary of Still Alice

Summary of Still Alice : By Lisa Genova - Includes Analysis

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PLEASE NOTE: This is an unofficial "summary and analysis" of the book and NOT the original book. Still Alice by Lisa Genova - A 15-minute Summary & AnalysisInside this Instaread: - Summary of entire book - Introduction to the Important People in the book - Analysis of the Themes and Author's Style Preview of this Instaread: Still Alice is a novel by writer Lisa Genova. It tells the story of Alice Howland, a fifty year-old psychology professor at Harvard and an expert in the field of linguistics, who is diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's disease.Alice is married to John, a cancer cell biologist at Harvard. They have three grown children. Anna is a lawyer, Tom is a third-year medical student at Harvard, and Lydia is an aspiring actress. Both Tom and Anna, who is married to an attorney named Charlie, live in Boston. Lydia lives in Los Angeles and is an aspiring actress.In September of 2003, Alice is the guest speaker at a psychology seminar at Stanford. While giving her talk, she suffers a memory lapse. Afterwards, she flies to Los Angeles to visit with Lydia. At lunch at Ivy, a favorite restaurant among celebrities, they argue about Lydia's career choice. Alice wants Lydia to...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 127 x 203.2 x 1.78mm | 81.65g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1508504482
  • 9781508504481

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