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The Memory Palace: A Memoir

Autor: Bartok, Mira

Editorial: Free Press

Formato:Tapa Suave
Precio de Lista:$15.00
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The Memory Palace: A Memoir : When piano prodigy Norma Herr was healthy, she was the most vibrant personality in the room. But as her schizophrenic episodes became more frequent and more dangerous, she withdrew into a world that neither of her daughters could make any sense of. After Norma attacked her, Mira Bartok and her sister changed their names and cut off all contact in order to keep themselves safe. For the next seventeen years Mira's only contact with her mother was through infrequent letters exchanged through post office boxes, often not even in the same city where she was living. At the age of forty, Mira suffered a debilitating head injury that left her memories foggy and her ability to make sense of the world around her forever changed. Hoping to reconnect with her past, Mira learned Norma was dying in a hospital, and she and her sister traveled to their mother's deathbed to reconcile one last time. Through stunning prose and gorgeous original art, The Memory Palace explores the connections between mother and daughter that cannot be broken no matter how much exists - or is lost - between them.


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ISBN 13:9781439183328
ISBN 10:1439183325
Formato:Tapa Suave
Idioma:Inglés
Páginas:305
Tamaño:8.30" l x 5.50" w x 0.90" h
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