Family That Couldn't Sleep


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Can there be a nastier way to die than from a chronic inability to sleep? How this appalling affliction killed dozens of members of one aristocratic Venetian family over the last three centuries only to emerge in the 1990s as the key to the hunt for the cause of a cluster of diseases - including Mad Cow, Alzheimer's and scrapie - is the utterly compelling, surprising story told here. This work is for readers of cultured science writers like Jared Diamond, Steve Jones and Stephen Jay Gould, but also fans of Oliver Sacks and ...

Family That Couldn't Sleep 2008, Portobello Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781846270901



Family That Couldn't Sleep 2007, Portobello Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781846270895