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Feb 13, 1996
| ISBN 9780679756972
Nov 14, 2012
| ISBN 9780345805881
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Feb 13, 1996 | ISBN 9780679756972
Nov 14, 2012 | ISBN 9780345805881
To these seven narratives of neurological disorder Dr. Sacks brings the same humanity, poetic observation, and infectious sense of wonder that are apparent in his bestsellers Awakenings and The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat. These men, women, and one extraordinary child emerge as brilliantly adaptive personalities, whose conditions have not so much debilitated them as ushered them into another reality.
Dr. Oliver Sacks spent more than fifty years working as a neurologist and writing books about the neurological predicaments and conditions of his patients, including The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, Musicophilia, and Hallucinations. The New York Times referred to him as “the… More about Oliver Sacks
AcknowledgmentsPrefaceThe Case of the Colorblind PainterThe Last HippieA Surgeon’s LifeTo See and Not SeeThe Landscape of His DreamsProdigiesAn Anthropologist on MarsSelected BibliographyReferencesIndex
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