Memory's Last Breath: Field Notes on My Dementia

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Gerda Saunders

Narrated By: Edita Brychta

Publisher: Hachette Book Group USA

Date: June 2017

Duration: 9 hours 30 minutes

Summary:

'For anyone facing dementia, [Saunders'] words are truly enlightening.... Inspiring lessons about living and thriving with dementia.'

Maria Shriver, NBC's Today Show

A 'courageous and singular book' (Andrew Solomon), Memory's Last Breath is an unsparing, beautifully written memoir--'an intimate, revealing account of living with dementia' (Shelf Awareness).

Based on the 'field notes' she keeps in her journal, Memory's Last Breath is Gerda 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, a former university professor, 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.

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Memory's Last Breath: Field Notes on My Dementia

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