Summary: "The dramatic story of one man's recovery offers new hope to those suffering from concussions and other brain traumas. In 1999, Clark Elliott suffered a concussion when his car was rear-ended. Overnight his life changed from that of a rising professor with a research career in artificial intelligence to a humbled man struggling to get through a single day. At times he couldn't walk across a...
Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2015
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Summary: Describes how a former NFL player suffered permanent amnesia after a head injury--losing all of his memories of his past, his wife and children, and the imprint of a lifetime of learning--and describes how he reinvented himself with the help of his wife and family.
Publisher / Publication Date: HarperOne 2011
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Summary: A professor draws on his expertise as a historian to better understand his traumatic early life in New Orleans, marked by an alcoholic mother who tried to drown him, an absent father, his childhood amnesia, and family secrets.
Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014