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The last of his mind

John Thorndike

The last of his mind

a year in the shadow of Alzheimer"s

by John Thorndike

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Published by Swallow Press in Athens, Ohio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Thorndike, Joseph Jacobs, -- 1913- -- Mental health,
  • Alzheimer"s disease -- Patients -- United States -- Biography,
  • Editors -- United States -- Biography,
  • Authors, American -- United States -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn Thorndike.
    GenreBiography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC523 .T575 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23614172M
    ISBN 109780804011228
    LC Control Number2009026118
    OCLC/WorldCa320802297

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