Shadows bright as glass : the remarkable story of one man's journey from brain trauma to artistic triumph / by Amy Ellis Nutt
- Nutt, Amy Ellis
- New York : Free Press, 2011.
- Physical Description:
- x, 272 pages ; 24 cm
- 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.
- 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.
- 9781439143100 (hardcover : alk. paper), 1439143102 (hardcover : alk. paper), 9781439143117 (trade pbk. : alk. paper), 1439143110 (trade pbk. : alk. paper), 9781439150078 (ebook), and 1439150079 (ebook)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Source of Acquisition:
- Behrend copy: Purchased with funds from the Erie Endowment of Verna M. Lombard Library Endowment; 2010.
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