Unlimited [Chick Lit Book] ✓ Inside the O'Briens - by Lisa Genova ↠
From award winning, New York Times bestselling author and neuroscientist Lisa Genova comes a powerful new novel that does for Huntington s Disease what her debut Still Alice did for Alzheimer s.Joe O Brien is a forty four year old police officer from the Irish Catholic neighborhood of Charlestown, Massachusetts A devoted husband, proud father of four children in their tweFrom award winning, New York Times bestselling author and neuroscientist Lisa Genova comes a powerful new novel that does for Huntington s Disease what her debut Still Alice did for Alzheimer s.Joe O Brien is a forty four year old police officer from the Irish Catholic neighborhood of Charlestown, Massachusetts A devoted husband, proud father of four children in their twenties, and respected officer, Joe begins experiencing bouts of disorganized thinking, uncharacteristic temper outbursts, and strange, involuntary movements He initially attributes these episodes to the stress of his job, but as these symptoms worsen, he agrees to see a neurologist and is handed a diagnosis that will change his and his family s lives forever Huntington s Disease.Huntington s is a lethal neurodegenerative disease with no treatment and no cure Each of Joe s four children has a 50 percent chance of inheriting their father s disease, and a simple blood test can reveal their genetic fate While watching her potential future in her father s escalating symptoms, twenty one year old daughter Katie struggles with the questions this test imposes on her young adult life Does she want to know What if she s gene positive Can she live with the constant anxiety of not knowing As Joe s symptoms worsen and he s eventually stripped of his badge and , Joe struggles to maintain hope and a sense of purpose, while Katie and her siblings must find the courage to either live a life at risk or learn their fate.Praised for writing that explores the resilience of the human spirit The San Francisco Chronicle , Lisa Genova has once again delivered a novel as powerful and unforgettable as the human insights at its core.
Acclaimed as the Oliver Sacks of fiction and the Michael Crichton of brain science, Lisa Genova is the author of the New York Times bestselling novels STILL ALICE, LEFT NEGLECTED, LOVE ANTHONY, and INSIDE THE O BRIENS.Lisa graduated valedictorian from Bates College with a degree in Biopsychology and has a Ph.D in Neuroscience from Harvard University She has captured a special place in contemporary fiction, writing stories that are equally inspired by neuroscience and the human spirit Her books focus on people living with neurological diseases and disorders who tend to be ignored, feared, or misunderstood, portrayed within a narrative that is accessible to the general public Through fiction, she is dedicated to describing with passion and accuracy the journeys of those affected by neurological diseases, thereby educating, demystifying, and inspiring support for care and scientific research She has written about Alzheimer s disease, traumatic brain injury, autism, Huntington s disease, and ALSILL ALICE was adapted into a film starring Julianne Moore, Alec Baldwin, Kristen Stewart, Kate Bosworth, and Hunter Parrish Julianne Moore won the 2015 Best Actress Oscar for her role as Alice Howland In 2015, Lisa was named one of the U.S Top 50 Influencers in Aging She received The Pell Center Prize for Story in the Public Square,The Sargent and Eunice Shriver Profiles in Dignity Award, The Global Genes RARE Champions of Hope Award, and The American College of Neuropsychopharmacology Media Award for Informing the Public about Treatment and Ongoing Research in Medical Illness.In 2016, she received an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Bates College, The Alzheimer s Association s Rita Hayworth Award, and The Huntington s Disease Society of America Community Awareness Award.Her 2017 TED talk, What You Can Do To Prevent Alzheimer s, was seen by over 2.5 million viewers in its first few months and was one of the most popular TED talks of 2017.Her fifth novel, EVERY NOTE PLAYED, is about ALS and will be published in early 2018sagenovaFacebook authorlisagenovaInstagram authorlisagenova
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Title: Unlimited [Chick Lit Book] ✓ Inside the O'Briens - by Lisa Genova ↠