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The Family That Couldn't Sleep free pdf For two hundred years a noble Venetian family has suffered from an inherited disease that strikes their members in middle age, stealing their sleep, eating holes in their brains, and ending their lives in a matter of months. In Papua New Guinea, a primitive tribe is nearly obliterated by a sickness whose chief symptom is uncontrollable laughter. Across Europe, millions of sheep rub their fleeces raw before collapsing. In England, cows attack their owners in the milking parlors, while in the American West, thousands of deer starve to death in fields full of grass.

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About D. T. Max

D. T. Max was born and raised in New York City and graduated from Harvard in 1984. He has been an editor at Washington Square Press, Houghton Mifflin, and "The New York Observer." For the past eight years, he has reported mostly for "The New York Times Magazine." His work has also appeared in the "Los Angeles Times," "The Wall Street Journal," "San Francisco Chronicle," and "Chicago Tribune." He lives outside Washington, D.C., with his wife, their two young children, and a rescued beagle named Max. "From the Hardcover edition."

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Author : D. T. Max
Publisher : Random House Trade
Data Published : 01 September 2007
ISBN : 081297252X
EAN : 9780812972528
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 299 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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