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It's not yet dark, Simon Fitzmaurice

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It's not yet dark
Title
It's not yet dark
Statement of responsibility
Simon Fitzmaurice
Title variation
It is not yet dark
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
""Beautifully written. Utterly life-affirming." --Alan Rickman. In a memoir in the tradition of The Diving Bell and the Butterfly and My Left Footand a #1 bestseller upon its initial release in Ireland, a young filmmaker diagnosed with ALS gives us "a story of courage, of heart, of coming back for more, of love and struggle and the power of both" (Joseph O'Connor). In 2008, Simon Fitzmaurice was diagnosed with ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease. He was given four years to live. In 2010, in a state of lung-function collapse, Simon knew with crystal clarity that now was not his time to die. Against all prevailing medical opinion, he chose to ventilate in order to stay alive. In It's Not Yet Dark, the young filmmaker, a husband and father of five small children, draws us deeply into his inner world. Told in simply expressed and beautifully stark prose, it is an astonishing journey into a life that, though brutally compromised, is lived more fully than most, revealing at its core the potent power love has to carryus through the days. Written using an eye-gaze computer, It's Not Yet Dark is an unforgettable book about relationships and family, about what connects and separates us as people, and, ultimately, about what it means to be alive"--
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Biography type
autobiography
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Fitzmaurice, Simon
Dewey number
  • 616.8/390092
  • B
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Fitzmaurice, Simon
  • Fitzmaurice, Simon
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Medical
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Entertainment & Performing Arts
  • HEALTH & FITNESS / Diseases / Nervous System (incl. Brain)
Label
It's not yet dark, Simon Fitzmaurice
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Publication
Control code
BK0020564069
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
165 p.
Isbn
9781328916716
Lccn
2017016109
Label
It's not yet dark, Simon Fitzmaurice
Publication
Control code
BK0020564069
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
165 p.
Isbn
9781328916716
Lccn
2017016109

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