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Library Book Club

January 23, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

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Brain on Fire by Susannah Cahalan

One day in 2009, twenty-four-year-old Susannah Cahalan woke up alone in a strange hospital room, strapped to her bed, under guard, and unable to move or speak. A wristband marked her as a “flight risk,” and her medical records—chronicling a month-long hospital stay of which she had no memory at all—showed hallucinations, violence, and dangerous instability. Only weeks earlier, Susannah had been on the threshold of a new, adult life: a healthy, ambitious college grad a few months into her first serious relationship and a promising career as a cub reporter at a major New York newspaper. Who was the stranger who had taken over her body? What was happening to her mind?

 

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Date:
January 23, 2017
Time:
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Organizer

Polo Public Library
Phone:
815-946-2713
Email:
library@pololibrary.org
Website:
www.pololibrary.org

Venue

Polo Public Library
302 W Mason St
Polo, IL 61064 United States
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Phone:
815-946-2713
Website:
www.pololibrary.org