Reviews of Resources on Huntington's Disease
A Harlequin book by Bethany Campbell. The main character is at-risk for Huntington's Disease.
Wonderful science fiction story about love by Marian Michener
An excellent book which is full of practical information on caring for someone with Huntington's Disease. By Jim Pollard, et. al.
Although not specifically about Huntington's Disease, this is a wonderful resource for anyonewho is caring for someone with HD. By Marty Richards.
A combination love story, mystery, & religious book by Harry Kraus, M.D.
A novel by Richard R. Karlen about two brothers, one of whom has Huntington's Disease.
Award winning documentary which explores the complex issues of genetic testing for Huntington's Disease.
A wonderful book by Carmen Leal-Pock of stories and poems by and about people with Huntington's Disease.
A science fiction story by Robert J. Sawyer, in which one of the main characters has Huntington's Disease.
A fascinating book about our chromosomes and how they affect our lives. By Matt Ridley.
Book by Woody Guthrie, written in 1946 and 1947 but not published until 2013
Wonderful book by Lisa Genova, New York Times bestselling author of "Still Alice", which was about a woman with early onset Alzheimer's. This book is about a tough Boston police officer who is diagnosed with Huntington's Disease.
Graphic novel about a comic book writer who deals with Huntington's Disease. By Steven T. Seagle (writer) and Teddy Kristiansen (artist)
A Memoir of Family, Risk, and Genetic Research. By Alice Wexler.
In her debut novel, Jennifer duBois tells two stories. One is of Aleksandr, a young man in Russia who becomes a chess champion, and the other is Irina, a young woman in the United States who has tested positive for Huntington's Disease. Reviewed by Renette Davis.
Informative book which is geared toward physicians who are treating patients with Huntington's Disease, but is written such that it can also be easily understood by the patients' family members and friends. By Adam Rosenblatt, M.D., Neal G. Ranen, M.D., Martha A. Nance, M.D., and Jane S. Paulsen, Ph.D.
Story of a man who had Huntington's Disease, and his wife who cared for him until his death. By Elton and Lorene Archer.
Book for young people about a 13-year-old girl whose mother has Huntington's Disease. By Jill Rubalcaba. Reviewed by Renette Davis.
Story of two teenage girls, Rosie and Holly, who were swapped at birth. Rosie was brought up by Trudie, a woman who has Huntington's Disease. By Katie Dale.
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Created: June 14, 1996
Last updated: April 17, 2015