Love and Fatigue in America

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Love and Fatigue in America
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Author Roger King
Country United States
Language English
Subject Illness, travel, biographical
Genre Fiction
Publisher University of Wisconsin Press
Publication date
2014
Media type print & digital
Pages 254
ISBN 978-0299287207
Website http://rogerking.org/novels/love-and-fatigue-in-america/

Love and Fatigue in America is a memoir about living and loving with ME/CFS written by Roger King and published in 2014.[1]

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When an Englishman receives an invitation from an American university, he embraces it as a jubilant new beginning. Instead, on arrival, he is stricken with a persistent inability to stand up or think straight. Diagnosed with ME disease—also called chronic fatigue syndrome—he moves restlessly across his newly adopted country, searching for a love and a life suited to his new condition. Love and Fatigue in America briskly compresses an illness, a nation, and an era in a masterly blend of literary forms.

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chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) - A fatigue-based illness. The term CFS was invented invented by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control as an replacement for myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME). Some view CFS as a neurological disease, others use the term for any unexplained long-term fatigue. Sometimes used as a the term as a synonym of myalgic encephalomyelitis, despite the different diagnostic criteria.

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