The Resource Concussion, Jeanne Marie Laskas

Concussion, Jeanne Marie Laskas

Label
Concussion
Title
Concussion
Statement of responsibility
Jeanne Marie Laskas
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In 2002, forensic pathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu picked up a scalpel in a Pittsburgh morgue and made a discovery that would rattle America. The body on the slab in front of him belonged to a fifty-year-old named Mike Webster, aka "Iron Mike," a Hall of Fame center for the Pittsburgh Steelers. After retiring in 1990, Webster had suffered a dizzyingly steep decline. The search for answers put Omalu in the crosshairs of one of the most powerful corporations in America: the National Football League. Iron Mike's mental deterioration caused by blows to the head that could affect everyone playing the game -- the one truth the NFL wanted to ignore
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
RC394.C7
LC item number
L37 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Concussion, Jeanne Marie Laskas
Label
Concussion, Jeanne Marie Laskas
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "A Random House Trade Paperback Original"--T.p. verso
  • "Dr. Bennet Omalu discovered something he could not ignore. The NFL tried to silence him. His courage would change everything."--Cover
  • Released as a motion picture in 2015
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Obscurity -- Running -- Spiral -- America -- Fancy -- The morgue -- Discovery -- Belonging -- Attack -- Scramble -- Oddball -- Comfort zone -- Word -- Daddy
Control code
ocn907446525
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Dimensions
21 cm.
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Extent
269 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780812989267
Isbn Type
(pbk : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2015020171
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)907446525

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