Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness by Susannah Cahalan

Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness

Susannah Cahalan

nonfiction health memoir psychology emotional informative medium-paced

250 pages | first published 2012

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An award-winning memoir and instant New York Times bestseller that goes far beyond its riveting medical mystery, Brain on Fire is the powerful account of one woman's struggle to recapture her identity. When twenty-four-year-old Susannah Cahalan wo...
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