An anthropologist on Mars seven paradoxical tales

Title An anthropologist on Mars seven paradoxical tales
Names Sacks, Oliver W.
Book Number DB040439
Title Status Active
Medium Digital Books
Annotation Case histories of people with neurological disorders who reconstruct the world according to their needs. Comfortable with his forty-five years of blindness, one man is confused by the sudden restoration of his sight. An autistic zoology professor is at ease with animals but cannot bear human contact. Each tale portrays a patient with a condition such as Tourette's Syndrome, deafness, or amnesia. Bestseller.
Narrator Johnson, Peter.
Local Subject Medicine - Diseases - 616
Medicine & Health - 610
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Audience Notes Case histories of people with neurological disorders who reconstruct the world according to their needs. Comfortable with his forty-five years of blindness, one man is confused by the sudden restoration of his sight. An autistic zoology professor is at ease with animals but cannot bear human contact. Each tale portrays a patient with a condition such as Tourette's Syndrome, deafness, or amnesia. Bestseller.
LC Subject Neurology - Anecdotes
Call Number 616.8 ANF
Language English
Released 1995
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : Knopf 1995
Original Publication Recorded from: 1st ed. New York : Knopf, 1995. 0679437851
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