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The theft of memory

Jonathan Kozol

The theft of memory

losing my father, one day at a time

by Jonathan Kozol

  • 124 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alzheimer"s disease,
  • Mental health,
  • Biography,
  • Neurologists,
  • Fathers and sons

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-290) and index.

    StatementJonathan Kozol
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC523.2 .K68 2015
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 302 pages
    Number of Pages302
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27181807M
    ISBN 100804140979, 0804140995
    ISBN 109780804140973, 9780804140997
    LC Control Number2014041699
    OCLC/WorldCa904334969


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Booklist [starred] “ The Theft of Memory is a stirring, at times heartbreaking book about a brilliant doctor’s valiant fight for his dignity following a devastating Alzheimer’s diagnosis. Jonathan Kozol delivers this compelling narrative of his father’s life and final years with extraordinary tenderness.4/4(74).

But The Theft of Memory is not primarily about a doctor's public life. The heart of the book lies in the bond between a father and his son and the ways that bond intensified even as Harry's verbal skills and cogency progressively abandoned him/5(77). The Theft of Memory: A Doctor's Tale by Jonathan Kozol is a touching, sweet book.

Maybe sweet is an odd word to use to describe a man's journey through the illness of his father, the terrifying illness that is Alzheimer's/5. “ The Theft of Memory is a stirring, at times heartbreaking book about a brilliant doctor’s valiant fight for his dignity following a devastating Alzheimer’s diagnosis.

Jonathan Kozol delivers this compelling narrative of his father’s life and final years with extraordinary tenderness. But The Theft of Memory is not primarily about a doctor’s public life.

The heart of the book lies in the bond between a father and his son and the ways that bond intensified even as Harry’s verbal skills and cogency progressively abandoned him/5(77). KIRKUS REVIEW. An errant son memorializes the devastating impact of his father’s struggle with Alzheimer’s disease.

Acclaimed for his work with inner-city schoolchildren, National Book Award winner Kozol’s (Fire in the Ashes: Twenty-Five Years Among the Poorest Children in America,etc.) memoir centers around the subsequent fallout Author: Jonathan Kozol.

But The Theft of Memory is not primarily about a doctor’s public life. The heart of the book lies in the bond between a father and his son and the ways that bond intensified even as Harry’s verbal skills and cogency progressively abandoned him/5(5).

But The Theft of Memory is not primarily about a doctor's public life. The heart of the book lies in the bond between a father and his son and the ways that bond intensified even as Harry's verbal skills and cogency progressively abandoned him.