The Family That Couldn't Sleep
A Medical MysteryDownloadable Audiobook - 2008
<P>For two hundred years a noble Venetian family has suffered from an inherited disease that strikes their members in middle age, stealing their sleep, eating holes in their brains, and ending their lives in a matter of months. In Papua New Guinea, a primitive tribe is nearly obliterated by a sickness whose chief symptom is uncontrollable laughter. Across Europe, millions of sheep rub their fleeces raw before collapsing ...
Publisher: [Old Saybrook, Conn.] : Tantor Media, 2008
Alternative Title: Family that could not sleep