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ISBN-10: 0399593624

ISBN-13: 9780399593628

The compelling tale of an acclaimed journalist and New York instances bestselling author’s ongoing fight with epilepsy—his torturous determination to maintain his situation a mystery to prevent discrimination, and his resulting decades-long conflict not to in simple terms continue to exist, yet to thrive.

As a school freshman, Kurt Eichenwald aroused from sleep one evening at the flooring of his dorm room, stressed and in soreness. within the aftermath of that severe second, his once-carefree lifestyles will be fed on by means of confrontations with scientific incompetence, discrimination that nearly price him his schooling and employment, actual abuse, and darkish moments while he reflected suicide.

this is often the tale of 1 man’s conflict to pursue his desires regardless of a regularly incapacitating mind sickness. From his early stories of worry and denial to his exasperating look for remedy, Eichenwald presents a deeply candid account of his years dealing with this misunderstood and sometimes stigmatized . He information his encounters with the medical professionals whose negligence can have killed him, yet for the heroic activities of an excellent neurologist and the friends and family who fought for him.

a lot of Eichenwald’s reminiscences are drawn from his diaries, shiny and painstakingly stored files that helped sharpen his abilities as a journalist. He increases vital questions on the character of reminiscence, the revelations of mind technology, and the profound mysteries of human perception.

Ultimately, A brain Unraveled is an inspirational tale, person who chronicles how Eichenwald, confronted frequently together with his personal mortality, remodeled trauma right into a advisor for achieving the longer term he wanted. Defying relentless threats to his emotional and actual health and wellbeing, he affirmed his selection to by no means hand over, and within the technique discovered tips to upward thrust from the depths of melancholy to the heights of unimagined success.

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