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Concussion / Jeanne Marie Laskas.

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  • ISBN: 9780812998085
  • ISBN: 0812998081
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: New York : Random House, [2015]

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General Note: "A Random House Trade Paperback Original"--T.p. verso.
Formatted Contents Note: Obscurity -- Running -- Spiral -- America -- Fancy -- The morgue -- Discovery -- Belonging -- Attack -- Scramble -- Oddball -- Comfort zone -- Word -- Daddy.
Summary, etc.: -- --Rebecca Skloot, author of -- --Charles Duhigg, author of The Power of Habit "Bennet Omalu forced football to reckon with head trauma. The NFL doesn't want you to hear his story, but Jeanne Marie Laskas makes it unforgettable. This book is gripping, eye-opening, and full of heart."--Emily Bazelon, author of Sticks and Stones From the Trade Paperback edition.
Source of Description Note: Online resource; title from READ title page (OverDrive, December 8, 2015).
Subject: Brain > Concussion.
Sports injuries.
Head > Wounds and injuries.
Genre: Electronic books.
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Jeanne Marie Laskas is the author of seven books, including Concussion, Hidden America, and The Exact Same Moon. Her writing has appeared in GQ, Esquire, The New York Times Magazine, O: The Oprah Magazine, and many other publications. Laskas serves as director of The Writing Program at the University of Pittsburgh, where she teaches creative writing, and she lives on a horse farm in Pennsylvania with her husband and two children.


From the Trade Paperback edition.


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