Inside the O'Briens
A New York Times Bestselling AuthorJoe O'Brien, a forty-four-year-old police officer from Charlestown, Massachusetts, is a devoted husband, proud father of four children in their twenties, and respected officer. Joe has bouts of disorganized thinking, uncharacteristic temper outbursts, and strange, involuntary movements. A neurologist diagnoses Huntington's disease, with no treatment or cure. Each of Joe's children has a 50 percent chance of inheriting it. A simple blood test can reveal their fate.
Lisa Genova is the author of the New York Times bestsellers Love Anthony, Left Neglected, and Still Alice. Lisa graduated valedictorian from Bates College with a degree in biopsychology and holds a PhD in neuroscience from Harvard University. She travels worldwide speaking about Alzheimer's Disease, traumatic brain injury, and autism. She lives with her family in Massachusetts.