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One day in 2009, twenty-four-year-old Susannah Cahalan woke up alone in a strange hospital room, strapped to her bed, under guard, and unable to move or speak. A wristband marked her as a “flight risk,” and her medical records—chronicling a monthlong hospital stay of which she had no memory at all—s

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Author 80% DISCOUNT

Pages 273

Publisher Free Press

Published Date 2012-11-13



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stumbling_shark shared a tip "Fascinating!"

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hauntedbooty shared a tip "Fascinating read! The author’s voice and the story of her intense illness and recovery was compelling."

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dawn_puusa shared a tip "An eye opening story of a young woman and her doctor who doesn’t give up on helping her"

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jessica_mcnamee_7705 shared a tip "This book made me sick to my stomach as I went along with the authors medical journey. Absolutely worth reading."

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nicole_evans-beattie shared a tip "Definitely. A little scary, what can happen to us that we can’t control. But a good ending, thankfully."

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