An Anthropologist on Mars

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.

An Anthropologist on Mars

An Anthropologist on Mars

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.

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An Anthropologist on Mars
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Oliver Sacks
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-11-14 - Publisher: Vintage

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
An Anthropologist on Mars
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Colin Thubron
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 1981 - Publisher:

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An Anthropologist on Mars
Language: en
Pages: 460
Authors: Oliver W. Sacks
Categories: Neurology
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher:

Neurological patients, Oliver Sacks once wrote, are travellers to unimaginable lands. 'An anthropologist on Mars' offers portraits of seven such travellers--including a British Columbia surgeon consumed by the compulsive tics of Tourette's syndrome unless he is operating; an artist who loses all sense of colour in a car accident, but
An Anthropologist on Mars
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Oliver W. Sacks
Categories: Neurology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher:

Portraits of seven neurological patients, including a surgeon affected by Tourette's syndrome, a colour blind artist and an autistic professor who cannot decipher social exchanges between humans but whose career involves intuitive understanding of animal behaviour. The author shows us a new perspective on the way our brains construct our
An Area of Darkness
Language: en
Pages: 339
Authors: Oliver W. Sacks
Categories: Neurology
Type: BOOK - Published: 1964 - Publisher:

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