Still Alice

by Lisa Genova

Modern and Classic Literary Fiction

Still Alice Synopsis

When Alice finds herself in the rapidly downward spiral of Alzheimer's Disease she is just fifty years old. A university professor, wife, and mother of three, she still has so much more to do - books to write, places to see, grandchildren to meet. But when she can't remember how to make her famous Christmas pudding, when she gets lost in her own back yard, when she fails to recognise her actress daughter after a superb performance, she comes up with a desperate plan. But can she see it through? Should she see it through? Losing her yesterdays, living for each day, her short-term memory is hanging on by a couple of frayed threads. But she is still Alice.

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ISBN: 9781849838429
Publication date: 16/08/2012
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781849838429
Publication date: 16th August 2012
Author: Lisa Genova
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 400 pages
Genres: Literary Fiction,
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Lisa Genova

Lisa Genova graduated valedictorian from Bates College with a degree in Biopsychology and holds a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from Harvard University. She is a member of the Dementia Advocacy and Support Network International and DementiaUSA and is an online columnist for the National Alzheimer's Association. She lives with her husband and two children on the Cape. Still Alice was her first novel and her second also centers on a neurologist impairment called Left Neglected.

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