By Oliver Sacks
To those seven narratives of neurological ailment Dr. Sacks brings an identical humanity, poetic statement, and infectious feel of ask yourself which are obvious in his bestsellers Awakenings and the guy Who Mistook His spouse for a Hat. those males, ladies, and one remarkable baby end up brilliantly adaptive personalities, whose stipulations haven't rather a lot debilitated them as ushered them into one other reality.
Ebook variation 2012; unique liberate 1995.
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An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales by Oliver Sacks