The diving bell and the butterfly / Jean-Dominique Bauby ; translated from the French by Jeremy Leggatt.

By: Bauby, Jean-Dominique, 1952-1997
Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Original language: French Publisher: New York : A.A. Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1997Edition: 1st U.S. edDescription: 131 p. ; 20 cmISBN: 0375401156; 9780375401152Uniform titles: Scaphandre et le papillon. English Subject(s): Bauby, Jean-Dominique, 1952-1997 -- Health | Cerebrovascular disease -- Patients -- France -- Biography | Periodical editors -- France -- Biography | Cerebrovascular Disorders -- Personal NarrativesAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Diving bell and the butterfly.DDC classification: 362.1/9681 | B LOC classification: RC388.5 .B39513 1997Summary: The author, former editor of French Elle magazine, describes surviving the rare stroke to the brain stem that left with locked-in syndrome, his mind intact in a nearly totally paralyzed body, able to communicate only with his left eye.
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The author, former editor of French Elle magazine, describes surviving the rare stroke to the brain stem that left with locked-in syndrome, his mind intact in a nearly totally paralyzed body, able to communicate only with his left eye.

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