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Turn of Mind

by Alice LaPlante

Turn of Mind by Alice LaPlante
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  • First Published:
    Jul 2011, 320 pages
    Paperback:
    May 2012, 320 pages

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Mystery: A dementia patient is a murder suspect

With 27 out of 28 reviewers rating it 4 or 5 stars, Alice LaPlante's Turn of Mind is a top pick among BookBrowse readers! Here's what they have to say:

Some readers enjoyed learning about Alzheimer's disease from a first person point of view and were riveted with LaPlante's narrative style:
This was truly a book I couldn't put down, read in two sittings on the eve of the first anniversary of my mother's death from Alzheimer's complications. I had only brief glimpses of what my mother's reality was like as I tracked her decline from a distance. This book filled in the blanks for me - at alternating times tearful, joyful, and humorous. The writing is so skillfully done that the story flowed seamlessly from beginning to end. I'll remember this book not only for the writer's expertise but also for bringing me greater understanding of the last years of my mother's life (Judy G). Told ...

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