On the Move: A Life

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  • Oliver Sacks
  • Author:  Oliver Sacks
  • Year: 02-07-2020
  • Translator from English: Kuncho Kozhuharov
  • Availability:  In Stock
  • Product Code:  2551-01
  • SKU: 03.0103
  • ISBN: 978-619-01-0651-7
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One of the Best Books of the Year: NPR, San Francisco Chronicle, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, BookPage, Slate, Men’s Journal

When Oliver Sacks was twelve years old, a perceptive schoolmaster wrote: “Sacks will go far, if he does not go too far.” It is now abundantly clear that Sacks has never stopped going. With unbridled honesty and humor, Sacks writes about the passions that have driven his life—from motorcycles and weight lifting to neurology and poetry. He writes about his love affairs, both romantic and intellectual; his guilt over leaving his family to come to America; his bond with his schizophrenic brother; and the writers and scientists—W. H. Auden, Gerald M. Edelman, Francis Crick—who have influenced his work. On the Move is the story of a brilliantly unconventional physician and writer, a man who has illuminated the many ways that the brain makes us human. 

About the Author

Oliver Sacks

Oliver Sacks

Oliver Wolf Sacks (1933–2015) was a British neurologist, naturalist, historian of science, and author. Born and educated mostly in Great Britain, he spent his career in the United States. He believed ... Read more

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Tags: The Human Brain, Famous Sciantists, Biographies & Autobiographies

Specification
Year 02-07-2020
Translator from English: Kuncho Kozhuharov
Pages 368
Size 140/215 mm
Weight 0.470 kg
Cover Type Paperback
Genre The Human Brain, Famous Sciantists, Biographies & Autobiographies

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