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An anthropologist on Mars : seven paradoxical tales

Author: Oliver Sacks
Publisher: London : Picador, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection of essays are mainly casebook studies. Neurological patients, Oliver Sacks once wrote, are travellers to unimaginable lands. This book offers portraits of seven such travellers,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Oliver Sacks
ISBN: 0330337173 9780330337175 0330341677 9780330341677 0679767177 9780679767176 0679437851 9780679437857
OCLC Number: 60118078
Notes: Originally published: New York, Knopf, 1995.
Includes index.
Description: xvi, 319 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: The case of the colour-blind 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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