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    • Outwitting the Back Pain Industry and Getting on the Road to Recovery
    • By: Cathryn Jakobson Ramin
    • Narrated by: Cathryn Jakobson Ramin
    • Length: 13 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 96
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83

    The acclaimed author of Carved in Sand - a veteran investigative journalist who endured persistent back pain for decades - delivers the definitive book on the subject: an essential examination of all facets of the back pain industry, exploring what works, what doesn't, what may cause harm, and how to get on the road to recovery. In her effort to manage her chronic back pain, investigative reporter Cathryn Jakobson Ramin spent years and a small fortune on a panoply of treatments.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • If you're like me, skip this book.

    • By Matthew I. Greenfield on 12-14-17

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Carved in Sand

    • By: Cathryn Jakobson Ramin
    • Narrated by: Cathryn Jakobson Ramin
    • Length: 10 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 13

    Anyone older than 40 knows that forgetfulness can be unnerving, frustrating, and sometimes terrifying. With compassion and humor, Jakobson Ramin sets out to discover what midlife forgetfulness is all about, from the perspectives of physiology, psychology, and sociology. Relentless in her search for answers to questions about her own unreliable memory, she explores the factors that determine how well or poorly one's brain will age.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Bland but not boring

    • By Greg on 11-16-07

    Regular price: $28.51