Book description:Genre: Nonfiction
1st ed. of "The Diving Bell and the Butterfly".
ISBN 13: 9780375401152
Number of pages: 357
In 1995, Jean-Dominique Bauby was the editor-in-chief of French Elle, the father of two young childen, a 44-year-old man known and loved for his wit, his style, and his impassioned approach to life.
By the end of the year he was also the victim of a rare kind of stroke to the brainstem. After 20 days in a coma, Bauby awoke into a body which had all but stopped working: onl