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An anthropologist on Mars : seven paradoxical tales

Author: Oliver Sacks
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1996, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Vintage books edView all editions and formats
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The author profiles seven neurological patients, including a surgeon with Tourette's syndrome and an artist whose color sense is destroyed in an accident but finds new creative power in black and white.
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Oliver Sacks
ISBN: 0679756973 9780679756972 0679437851 9780679437857
OCLC Number: 34359253
Notes: Originally published: New York : Knopf, 1995.
Description: xix, 327 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm
Contents: The case of the colorblind painter --
The last hippie --
A surgeon's life --
To see and not see --
The landscape of his dreams --
Prodigies --
An anthropologist on Mars.
Responsibility: Oliver Sacks.

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The author profiles seven neurological patients, including a surgeon with Tourette's syndrome and an artist whose color sense is destroyed in an accident but finds new creative power in black and white.

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