Books by Alice Wexler and Complete Book Reviews

Alice Wexler, Author Crown Publishers $23 (294p) ISBN 978-0-8129-1710-9
Huntington's disease (HD), the devastating motor degeneration that often leads to insanity and suicide, is the subject of this searing memoir. In 1968, Wexler's mother was so diagnosed, prompting a family mission that led to their formation of the...
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Alice Wexler, Author University of California Press $21.95 (319p) ISBN 978-0-520-20741-7
Memoir of a family living under the shadow of the genetically transmitted Huntington's disease, two of whose members become prominent researchers in the quest for a cure. (Nov.)
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Alice Wexler, Author Yale University Press $30 (253p) ISBN 978-0-300-10502-5
Wexler, Alice. The Woman Who Walked into the Sea: Huntington's and the Making of a Genetic Disease. Yale Univ. Sept. 2008. c.288p. illus. index. MED~Wexler's thoroughly documented and clearly presented history of Huntington's provides a more focused
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Alice Wexler, Author Beacon Press (MA) $24.95 (301p) ISBN 978-0-8070-7004-8
Flamboyant anarchist Emma Goldman generally is considered a prescient critic of Soviet authoritarianism, which she observed firsthand when the U.S. government deported her to Russia in 1919. But Wexler ( Emma Goldman in America ) argues that the...
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