The Resource Memory's last breath : field notes on my dementia, Gerda Saunders

Memory's last breath : field notes on my dementia, Gerda Saunders

Label
Memory's last breath : field notes on my dementia
Title
Memory's last breath
Title remainder
field notes on my dementia
Statement of responsibility
Gerda Saunders
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Based on the "field notes" she keeps in her journal, Memory's Last Breath is Saunders' astonishing window into a life distorted by dementia. She writes about shopping trips cut short by unintentional shoplifting, car journeys derailed when she loses her bearings, and the embarrassment of forgetting what she has just said to a room of colleagues. Coping with the complications of losing short-term memory, Saunders nonetheless embarks on a personal investigation of the brain and its mysteries, examining science and literature, and immersing herself in vivid memories of her childhood in South Africa
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Saunders, Gerda
Dewey number
362.1968/310092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
RC521
LC item number
.S28 2017eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Saunders, Gerda,
  • Dementia
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Aging
  • HEALTH & FITNESS / Diseases / Alzheimer's & Dementia
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Social Scientists & Psychologists
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Social Security
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Social Services & Welfare
Label
Memory's last breath : field notes on my dementia, Gerda Saunders
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn988773563
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 272 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780316502573
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
E577C9CE-4D5E-4E58-8C82-6385CFE0B79C
System control number
(OCoLC)988773563
Label
Memory's last breath : field notes on my dementia, Gerda Saunders
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn988773563
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 272 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780316502573
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
E577C9CE-4D5E-4E58-8C82-6385CFE0B79C
System control number
(OCoLC)988773563

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