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Med Head

My Knock-down, Drag-out, Drugged-up Battle With My Brain

Patterson, James

Book - 2010
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Med Head
Cory Friedman woke up one morning when he was five years old with the uncontrollable urge to twitch his neck. From that day forward his life became a hell of irrepressible tics and involuntary utterances, and Cory embarked on an excruciating journey from specialist to specialist to discover the cause of his disease. Soon it became unclear what tics were symptoms of his disease and what were side effects of the countless combinations of drugs. The only certainty is that it kept getting worse. This is the true story of Cory and his family's decades-long battle for survival in the face of extraordinary difficulties and a maddening medical establishment.

Publisher: New York : Little Brown & Co., 2010
Edition: 1st Young Readers ed
ISBN: 0316076171
Branch Call Number: 616.83 Patterson
RC375 .P38 2010
Characteristics: xv, 302 p. :,ill. (some col.) ;,21 cm
Additional Contributors: Friedman, Hal


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Sep 02, 2014
  • Haven04 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

This is an incredible story, I highly recommend it. Kept me entertained throughout the whole book.

Feb 25, 2014
  • Cynthia_N rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Wow! Heart wrenching and inspiring! The father's closing remarks brought tears to my eyes.


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