Out of the Blue: One Woman's Return from Stroke to a Full, Creative Life

Out of the Blue One Woman s Return from Stroke to a Full Creative Life In award winning filmmaker Bonnie Klein suffered a catastrophic stroke that changed her life forever Out of the Blue formerly titled Slow Dance is the candid moving story of her struggle first

  • Title: Out of the Blue: One Woman's Return from Stroke to a Full, Creative Life
  • Author: Bonnie Sherr Klein
  • ISBN: 9781885171450
  • Page: 339
  • Format: Paperback
  • In 1987, award winning filmmaker Bonnie Klein suffered a catastrophic stroke that changed her life forever Out of the Blue formerly titled Slow Dance is the candid, moving story of her struggle, first to survive and regain her strength, and finally to adapt to life with a disability The author chronicles her fight to get back to normal and the tremendous adjustment sIn 1987, award winning filmmaker Bonnie Klein suffered a catastrophic stroke that changed her life forever Out of the Blue formerly titled Slow Dance is the candid, moving story of her struggle, first to survive and regain her strength, and finally to adapt to life with a disability The author chronicles her fight to get back to normal and the tremendous adjustment she and her family have had to make in a world still largely ignorant of its disabled population.

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    1. This is the most well written and engaging of the stroke patient narratives I've read so far. The Diving Bell and the Butterfly is beautifully written and an amazing accomplishment, but it's almost too metaphorical to be useful to someone who is reading it more for information and hope, rather than for its literary merit.[MINOR SPOILER:] My only complaint with Out of the Blue is that this lady was partially saved by the deus ex machina of horribly risky surgery that is unavailable to my loved on [...]

    2. Couldn't put it down. Wonderful insights into the experience, as well as the differences between healthcare in canada & united states. Illustrates the importance of family and friends as advocates and support network.

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