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The Resource Tell me the planets : stories of brain injury and what it means to survive, Ben Platts-Mills

Tell me the planets : stories of brain injury and what it means to survive, Ben Platts-Mills

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Tell me the planets : stories of brain injury and what it means to survive
Title
Tell me the planets
Title remainder
stories of brain injury and what it means to survive
Statement of responsibility
Ben Platts-Mills
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Matthew has a meticulously logical mind. He is intelligent, compassionate and fiercely loyal. He also has a brain injury. When Matthew underwent surgery to remove a life-threatening cyst in the middle of his brain, he was left with extreme fatigue, a difficulty forming new memories and with a tendency to confabulate - to 'remember', with absolute conviction, events that have not occurred. In 'Tell Me the Planets,' Ben Platts-Mills tells stories about his work with survivors of brain injury, offering a rare glimpse into the world as seen through their eyes: charismatic Danny, whose criminal past has left him paralysed down one side, but who now helps others worse off than himself; Sid, whose memory for the present lasts only moments; and Liah, who is caught in a battle with the care system threatening to make her homeless
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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Platts-Mills, Ben
Dewey number
  • 362.1'968
  • 362.1'968
  • 362.1'968
  • 362.1968
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Brain damage
  • Brain damage
  • Health and Wellbeing
Label
Tell me the planets : stories of brain injury and what it means to survive, Ben Platts-Mills
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
9780241257210
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
243 pages
Isbn
9780241257210
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)
Label
Tell me the planets : stories of brain injury and what it means to survive, Ben Platts-Mills
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
9780241257210
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
243 pages
Isbn
9780241257210
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)

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      51.4948594 -0.2239664
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