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The Diving Bell and the Butterfly: A Memoir of Life in Death by  Jean-Dominique BAUBY - First Edition - 1997 - from abookshop and Biblio.com

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The Diving Bell and the Butterfly: A Memoir of Life in Death

by BAUBY, Jean-Dominique

Condition: Near Fine/Near Fine


NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1997. Bound in gray boards, stamped in silver. The first edition of this 132 pp. memoir by the author. Good reviews. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

Jean-Dominique Bauby was born in France in 1952. He attended school in Paris. After working as a journalist for a number of years, Bauby became the editor-in-chief of Elle magazine in Paris in 1991. On December 8, 1995 he had a stroke which left him with the condition known as locked-in syndrome. Bauby died on March 9, 1997, two days after the French publication of The Diving Bell and the Butterfly . He was the father of two children, Theophile and Celeste.




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