The Resource The Noonday Demon, Andrew Solomon, (electronic resource)

The Noonday Demon, Andrew Solomon, (electronic resource)

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The Noonday Demon
Title
The Noonday Demon
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Andrew Solomon
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eng
Summary
With uncommon humanity, candor, wit, and erudition, National Book Award winner Andrew Solomon takes the listener on a journey of incomparable range and resonance into the most pervasive of family secrets. The Noonday Demon examines depression in personal, cultural, and scientific terms. Drawing on his own struggles with the illness and interviews wit fellow sufferers, doctors and scientists, policymakers and politicians, drug designers and philosophers, Solomon reveals the subtle complexities and sheer agony of the disease. He confronts the challenge of defining the illness and describes the vast range of available medications, the efficacy of alternative treatments, and the impact the malady has had on various demographic populations around the world and throughout history. He also explores the thorny patch of moral and ethical questions posed by emerging biological explanations for mental illness. The depth of human experience Solomon chronicles, the range of his intelligence, and his boundless curiosity and compassion will change the listener's view of the world
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Solomon, Andrew
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  • Whitener, Barrett
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  • Biography & Autobiography
  • Psychology
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The Noonday Demon, Andrew Solomon, (electronic resource)
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9781442353534
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AD498892-2DBB-4A3A-8C51-C0851660D396
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Label
The Noonday Demon, Andrew Solomon, (electronic resource)
Link
https://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/v1L1BHAAAAA2l/products/ad498892-2dbb-4a3a-8c51-c0851660d396
Publication
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
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stereophonic
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781442353534
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
Stock number
AD498892-2DBB-4A3A-8C51-C0851660D396
System details
  • OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
  • OverDrive Listen
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