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Memory's Last Breath

Field Notes on My Dementia

by Gerda Saunders

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Memory's Last Breath
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Field Notes on My Dementia
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Gerda Saunders

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A former literature professor describes her life with dementia and what it is like to be an intellectual person who is aware of her irreversible cognitive decline.