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Crazy Visitation: A Chronicle of Illness and Recovery
Detected only four days before its removal, the growth inside Saundra Murray Nettles had been encroaching on her left frontal lobe perhaps for decades. This work is Nettles' candid account of living - unaware - with the tumour, the operation to excise it, and her battle back to social wholeness.
Hardcover, 164 pages
Published January 1st 2001 by University of Georgia Press
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The author of this book went through an extraordinary journey. Stricken with a brain tumor, she had it removed, and had to slowly heal and regain her old life. The author is a very well educated woman, a professor who spent much of her life ironically researching resiliency in children. The tumor interrupted her life and career. It made her wonder about all of the years it had been there, growing, subtly changing her moods and actions. She has to deal with the changes that come after the tumor's ...more