Left Neglected by Lisa Genova audiobook

Left Neglected

By Lisa Genova
Read by Sarah Paulson

Simon & Schuster Audio 9781439164631
9.22 Hours 1
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From neuroscientist and bestselling author Lisa Genova comes a story of resilience in the face of a devastating diagnosis. After a car crash leaves a vibrant mother in her thirties with a traumatic brain disorder called “left neglect,” she learns what truly matters most in life. Sarah Nickerson, like any other working mom, is busy trying to have it all. One morning while racing to work and distracted by her cell phone, she looks away from the road for one second too long. In that blink of an eye, all the rapidly moving parts of her over-scheduled life come to a screeching halt. After a brain injury steals her awareness of everything on her left side, Sarah must retrain her mind to perceive the world as a whole. In so doing, she also learns how to pay attention to the people and parts of her life that matter most. In this powerful and poignant New York Times bestseller, Lisa Genova explores what can happen when we are forced to change our perception of everything around us. Left Neglected is an unforgettable story about finding abundance in the most difficult of circumstances, learning to pay attention to the details, and nourishing what truly matters.

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Summary

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A New York Times bestseller

Selected for the January 2011 Indie Next List

From neuroscientist and bestselling author Lisa Genova comes a story of resilience in the face of a devastating diagnosis. After a car crash leaves a vibrant mother in her thirties with a traumatic brain disorder called “left neglect,” she learns what truly matters most in life.

Sarah Nickerson, like any other working mom, is busy trying to have it all. One morning while racing to work and distracted by her cell phone, she looks away from the road for one second too long. In that blink of an eye, all the rapidly moving parts of her over-scheduled life come to a screeching halt. After a brain injury steals her awareness of everything on her left side, Sarah must retrain her mind to perceive the world as a whole. In so doing, she also learns how to pay attention to the people and parts of her life that matter most.

In this powerful and poignant New York Times bestseller, Lisa Genova explores what can happen when we are forced to change our perception of everything around us. Left Neglected is an unforgettable story about finding abundance in the most difficult of circumstances, learning to pay attention to the details, and nourishing what truly matters.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Neuroscientist Genova once again personalizes an actual disabling brain condition to create irresistibly readable and moving fiction.” Booklist
“Lisa Genova is the Michael Crichton of brain science...This is huge, powerful human drama at its elegant best.”  Jacquelyn Mitchard, New York Times bestselling author
“Genova is the master of getting into the heads of her characters, relating from the inside out...brilliantly. A well-told tale from a keen medical mind.”  USA Today

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by Laurie 9/13/2017
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Super Book.

How interesting of a book. Fascinating to hear of Lisa's journey. Amazing.

Author

Author Bio: Lisa Genova

Author Bio: Lisa Genova

Lisa Genova is the author of several New York Times bestsellers, including Inside the O’Briens, Still Alice, and Remember. She graduated from Bates College with a degree in biopsychology and holds a PhD in neuroscience from Harvard University. Still Alice was adapted into an Oscar-winning film starring Julianne Moore, Alec Baldwin, and Kristen Stewart. She has been featured in major media and travels worldwide speaking about the neurological diseases that she writes about. Her TED talk, “What You Can Do To Prevent Alzheimer’s,” has been viewed more than five million times.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Runtime: 9.22
Audience: Adult
Language: English