Augie's Quest
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Augie's Quest

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What happens to "orphan" diseases that aren't big enough profit centers for the pharmaceutical industry or get caught in the web of government funding and academic research? Augie Nieto found out in the spring of 2005: At forty-seven years old he was diagnosed with ALS. Devastated, Augie struggled with depression and attempted suicide. When he awoke from a coma, with frien...more
ebook, 224 pages
Published January 15th 2011 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC (first published October 30th 2007)
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What a great story of strength and a man's determination to make a difference. It offers good insight into ALS -- the disease and what it does to its victim -- and the extreme challenges to find a cure and a cause.
Jun 16, 2009 Tammie is currently reading it  ·  review of another edition
It's a good book so far, but I have to be in the mood for reading it. I need to get back at it since I started it in Feb and am only on page 32!
Jan 14, 2008 alice rated it 3 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to alice by: Jonathan
Very inspiring especially since it is still a continuing story, I look forward to see where it goes from here. I recommend to anyone.
Aug 04, 2008 Erik rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Anyone with a loved-one who has a terminal disease
Recommended to Erik by: Rudy
This is a very inspirational book. It will leave you in high spirits and just may inspire you to do something for the cause!
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