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Oliver W Sacks

Seeing Voices
by Oliver W Sacks ~ Paperback / softback

Like The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, this is a fascinating voyage into a strange and wonderful land, a provocative meditation on communication, biology, adaptation, and culture. In Seeing Voices, Oliver Sacks turns his attention to the subject of deafness, and the result is a deeply felt por...

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An Anthropologist on Mars
by Oliver W Sacks ~ Paperback

Neurological patients, Oliver Sacks once wrote, are travellers to unimaginable lands. An Anthropologist on Mars offers portraits of seven such travellers - including a surgeon consumed by the compulsive tics of Tourette's syndrome unless he is operating; an artist who loses all sense of color in a c...

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Hallucinations
by Oliver W Sacks ~ Paperback / softback

Author BiographyOliver Sacks is a practicing physician and the author of 10 books, including "The Mind's Eye," "Musicophilia, The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat" and "Awakenings" (which inspired the Oscar-nominated film). He lives in New York City, where he is a professor of neurology and psychi...

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The Island of the Colorblind
by Oliver W Sacks ~ Paperback

Oliver Sacks has always been fascinated by islands--their remoteness, their mystery, above all the unique forms of life they harbor. For him, islands conjure up equally the romance of Melville and Stevenson, the adventure of Magellan and Cook, and the scientific wonder of Darwin and Wallace.Drawn to...

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