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My stroke of insight : a brain scientist's personal journey / by Jill Bolte Taylor.


  • Large Print Book Large Print Book
  • ISBN: 9781410410498 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1410410498 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • Description: 291 p. (large print) : ill. ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: Large print ed.
  • Publisher: Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2008.

Available copies

  • 2 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Beverly Main Adult Large Print Nonfiction Large Print RC 388.5 .T387 2008 (Text to Phone) Available -
Marblehead Adult Large Type Biography LARGE TYPE BIO TAYLOR, JILL 2008 (Text to Phone) Available -

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally published: New York: Viking, 2006.
Contents Note: Introduction -- 1. Jill's Pre-Stroke Life -- 2. Simple Science -- 3. Hemispheric Asymmetries -- 4. Morning of the Stroke -- 5. Orchestrating My Rescue -- 6. My Return to the Still -- 7. Bare to the Bone -- 8. Neurological Intensive Care -- 9. Day Two: The Morning After -- 10. Day Three: G.G. Comes to Town -- 11. Healing and Preparing for Surgery -- 12. Stereotactic Craniotomy -- 13. What I Needed the Most -- 14. Milestones for Recovery -- 15. My Stroke of Insight -- 16. My Right and Left Minds -- 17. Own Your Power -- 18. Cells and Multidimensional Circuitry -- 19. Finding Your Deep Inner Peace -- 20. Tending the Garden -- Recommendations for Recovery -- Appendix A. Ten Assessment Questions -- Appendix B. Forty Things I Needed Most -- The Harvard Brain Bank

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