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Andrew's Brain

A Novel
Doctorow, E. L. (Large Print - 2014 )
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Speaking from an unknown place and to an unknown interlocutor, Andrew is thinking, Andrew is talking, Andrew is telling the story of his life, his loves, and the tragedies that have led him to this place and point in time. And as he confesses, peeling back the layers of his strange story, we are led to question what we know about truth and memory, brain and mind, personality and fate, about one another and ourselves. Written with psychological depth and great lyrical precision, this suspenseful and groundbreaking novel delivers a voice for our times ... funny, probing, skeptical, mischievous, profound. A psychological tale recounts the experiences of Andrew, who confesses to an unknown recipient the memory- and truth-challenging events, loves, and tragedies that have led him to a mysterious act.
Authors: Doctorow, E. L., 1931-
Title: Andrew's brain
a novel
[text (large print)]
Publisher: [New York] : Random House, [2014]
Characteristics: 208 p. (large print) ;,24 cm.
Summary: Speaking from an unknown place and to an unknown interlocutor, Andrew is thinking, Andrew is talking, Andrew is telling the story of his life, his loves, and the tragedies that have led him to this place and point in time. And as he confesses, peeling back the layers of his strange story, we are led to question what we know about truth and memory, brain and mind, personality and fate, about one another and ourselves. Written with psychological depth and great lyrical precision, this suspenseful and groundbreaking novel delivers a voice for our times ... funny, probing, skeptical, mischievous, profound.
A psychological tale recounts the experiences of Andrew, who confesses to an unknown recipient the memory- and truth-challenging events, loves, and tragedies that have led him to a mysterious act.
Local Note: 53 71 74 76 109 112 118 133 148 149 172 203 210 216 222 231 243 260 262 278
ISBN: 0804194483
9780804194488
Statement of Responsibility: E.L. Doctorow
Subject Headings: Memory Fiction. Loss (Psychology) Fiction. Interpersonal relations Fiction. Identity (Psychology) Fiction. Brain Fiction. Neuroscientists Fiction.
Genre/Form: Large type books.
Topical Term: Memory
Loss (Psychology)
Interpersonal relations
Identity (Psychology)
Brain
Neuroscientists
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