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The Resource Brain on fire : my month of madness, Susannah Cahalan, (sound recording)

Brain on fire : my month of madness, Susannah Cahalan, (sound recording)

Label
Brain on fire : my month of madness
Title
Brain on fire
Title remainder
my month of madness
Statement of responsibility
Susannah Cahalan
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Her medical record, from a month-long hospital stay of which she had no memory, showed psychosis, violence, and dangerous instability. Yet, only weeks earlier she had been a healthy, ambitious twenty-four-old. Susannah's astonishing memoir chronicles the swift path of her illness and the lucky, last-minute intervention led by one of the few doctors capable of saving her life
Summary
An account of the author's struggle with a rare brain-attacking autoimmune disease traces how she woke up in a hospital room with no memory of baffling psychotic symptoms, describing the last-minute intervention by a doctor who identified the source of her illness
Pace
Writing style
Audio
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10196849
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Cahalan, Susannah
Dewey number
616.8/320092
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
RC390
LC item number
.C24 2012ab
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Reading by Heather Henderson of the 2012 book
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Henderson, Heather
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True
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  • Cahalan, Susannah
  • Cahalan, Susannah
  • Encephalitis
  • Autoimmune diseases
  • Frontal lobes
  • Limbic system
  • Diagnostic errors
Target audience
adult
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my month of madness
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Brain on fire : my month of madness, Susannah Cahalan, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Compact disc
  • Unabridged
  • Duration: 7:45:00
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocn794367459
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
7 sound discs (7.75 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781611749786
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Other control number
9781611749786
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
794978
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)794367459
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Brain on fire : my month of madness, Susannah Cahalan, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Compact disc
  • Unabridged
  • Duration: 7:45:00
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocn794367459
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
7 sound discs (7.75 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781611749786
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Other control number
9781611749786
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
794978
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)794367459
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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