James A. Fussell will be In Conversation about Ticked: A Medical Miracle, a Friendship, and the Weird World of Tourette Syndrome

EVENT OVERVIEW:  James A. Fussell will discuss his New Book Ticked: A Medical Miracle, a Friendship, and the Weird World of Tourette Syndrome In Conversation with Vivien Jennings, Founder & President of Rainy Day Books, Inc., and Jeffrey P. Matovic, the subject of Jim's New Book.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:  James A. Fussell is a Feature Writer for The Kansas City Star who has struggled with Tourette Syndrome in childhood.  He lives in Kansas City, Missouri.

ABOUT THE NEW BOOK:  An inspirational tale of personal struggle with and triumph over Tourette syndrome, this is the story of Jeff Matovic and the radical treatment he sought to cure himself.  After suffering from Tourette Syndrome for years with his tics and outbursts getting progressively worse and with no results coming from drugs or physical or spiritual therapy, Jeff was able to convince his doctors and his insurance company to try a risky deep brain stimulation treatment, a surgery that involves the implantation of a pacemaker for the brain into his skull.  Penned by a journalist who is also afflicted with Tourette Syndrome, this is the incredible story of a friendship that blossomed under their common experiences with this bizarre brain disorder.  A complete discussion of the latest medical research of and treatments for Tourette Syndrome, written in accessible and easy-to-understand terminology, is also included.

DATE & TIME:  Tuesday May 7, 2013 at 7:00 PM

LOCATION:  Unity Temple on The Plaza, Sanctuary, 707 W 47th Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64112

EVENT FORMAT:  James A. Fussell will discuss his life and New Book Ticked: A Medical Miracle, a Friendship, and the Weird World of Tourette Syndrome In Conversation with Vivien Jennings, Founder & President of Rainy Day Books, Inc., and Jeffrey P. Matovic, the subject of Jim's New Book.  A Booksigning will follow the Presentation.  A Stamped Autographing Admission Ticket is required for the Booksigning.  Tickets are sequentially numbered in the order they are purchased.

ADMISSION PACKAGE:  $26.95 plus Kansas Sales Tax, includes One Hardcover of Ticked: A Medical Miracle, a Friendship, and the Weird World of Tourette Syndrome. One Stamped Autographing Admission Ticket and One Guest Ticket (if needed).   It's your choice, for the same Price.

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PLEASE NOTE:  The Publication Date of this Book is May 1, 2013.   Orders placed before this Date will be processed, and will be available for In-Store Pick-Up on or after May 1, 2013.

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Event date: 
Tuesday, May 7, 2013 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
Unity Temple on The Plaza, Sanctuary
707 W 47th Street
64112 Kansas City
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