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ISBN: 9781250002402240 Pages
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Stricken by a mysterious malady, college sophomore Alice Brody has suddenly lost the use of her legs. How does a bright, beautiful, and now immobile young woman proceed with her passions? As she convalesces in a Manhattan hospital, Alice finds herself attended by a motley group of visitors: indifferent nurses, doctors both good and bad, divorcing parents, and eccentric relatives. But Alice is a creature of many charms, whose wit can enchant those bearing even the worst bedside manner. With a captivating heroine of great comic depth, Alice in Bed is balm for whatever ails you.
For four weeks she had been living in her parents' big bed—a king-size bed, extra long because her father was tall and had big feet. She stared at the ceiling and remembered lying on the bed as a child, groaning with impatience...