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The Shaking Woman or a History of My Nerves

The Shaking Woman or a History of My Nerves( )
Author: Hustvedt, Siri
ISBN:978-1-4299-6095-3
Publication Date:Mar 2010
Publisher:Henry Holt & Company
Book Format:Ebook
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Book Description:

In this unique neurological memoir Siri Hustvedt attempts to solve her own mysterious condition

While speaking at a memorial event for her father in 2006, Siri Hustvedt suffered a violent seizure from the neck down. Despite her flapping arms and shaking legs, she continued to speak clearly and was able to finish her speech. It was as if she had suddenly become two people: a calm orator and a shuddering wreck. Then the seizures happened again and again.

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