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The Resource Shadows bright as glass : the remarkable story of one man's journey from brain trauma to artistic triumph, by Amy Ellis Nutt

Shadows bright as glass : the remarkable story of one man's journey from brain trauma to artistic triumph, by Amy Ellis Nutt

Label
Shadows bright as glass : the remarkable story of one man's journey from brain trauma to artistic triumph
Title
Shadows bright as glass
Title remainder
the remarkable story of one man's journey from brain trauma to artistic triumph
Statement of responsibility
by Amy Ellis Nutt
Title variation
Accidental artist and the search for the soul
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Alternates descriptions of the most cutting-edge brain science with the story of Jon Sarkin, a mild-mannered chiropractor who, after suffering a massive stroke, became a manic, volatile, and brilliant artist
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nutt, Amy Ellis
Index
index present
LC call number
RC388.5
LC item number
.N89 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sarkin, Jon
  • Sarkin, Jon
  • Cerebrovascular disease
  • Brain
  • Artists
Label
Shadows bright as glass : the remarkable story of one man's journey from brain trauma to artistic triumph, by Amy Ellis Nutt
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-259) and index
Contents
Thin as a thread -- A thousand screaming baboons -- Rolling the dice -- Six cups of fluid and tissue -- Building a life -- Code blue -- The mechanical mind -- Two halves -- Absolve me -- Puzzle pieces -- Adrift -- A haunted house -- The ghost and the ice pick -- A double consciousness -- The accidental artist -- Proceed with abandon -- Bridging the imaginable -- Art boy -- The inner savant -- Blindsight -- Seeing is believing -- Senses and sensibilities -- The imagination instinct -- Ghosts of the present -- The extended self -- Boltflash -- Working in the dark -- Things speak for themselves -Richard's gift -- Infinity on trial -- The loquacious brain -- Finding Tommy -- Best friends -- Unbound -- Flawed words, stubborn sounds
Control code
ocn646112906
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 272 p.
Isbn
9781439143100
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010030162
Note
Gift of Anne Synnestvedt.
System control number
(OCoLC)646112906
Label
Shadows bright as glass : the remarkable story of one man's journey from brain trauma to artistic triumph, by Amy Ellis Nutt
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-259) and index
Contents
Thin as a thread -- A thousand screaming baboons -- Rolling the dice -- Six cups of fluid and tissue -- Building a life -- Code blue -- The mechanical mind -- Two halves -- Absolve me -- Puzzle pieces -- Adrift -- A haunted house -- The ghost and the ice pick -- A double consciousness -- The accidental artist -- Proceed with abandon -- Bridging the imaginable -- Art boy -- The inner savant -- Blindsight -- Seeing is believing -- Senses and sensibilities -- The imagination instinct -- Ghosts of the present -- The extended self -- Boltflash -- Working in the dark -- Things speak for themselves -Richard's gift -- Infinity on trial -- The loquacious brain -- Finding Tommy -- Best friends -- Unbound -- Flawed words, stubborn sounds
Control code
ocn646112906
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 272 p.
Isbn
9781439143100
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010030162
Note
Gift of Anne Synnestvedt.
System control number
(OCoLC)646112906

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