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The Diving-Bell and the Butterfly | [Jean-Dominique Bauby]

The Diving-Bell and the Butterfly

Whilst suffering from a condition whereby he was unable to speak and his only movement was the blinking of an eyelid, Jean-Dominique Bauby devised a code for each letter of the alphabet and dictated this book about his experiences and feelings. He died just after it was published. This moving, extraordinary book is read by Richard Derrington.
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Whilst suffering from a condition whereby he was unable to speak and his only movement was the blinking of an eyelid, Jean-Dominique Bauby devised a code for each letter of the alphabet and dictated this book about his experiences and feelings. He died just after it was published. This moving, extraordinary book is read by Richard Derrington.

©2012 Jean-Dominique Bauby (P)1997 AudioGO Ltd

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    "A must-read for all healthcare professionals!"
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    As a nurse, really opened my eyes to everything that we do matters to our patients and how its the little things that can make all the difference.


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    A lovely well written book and well read by speaker.

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