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Teach us to sit still : a sceptic's search for health and healing

Author: Tim Parks
Publisher: London : Harvill Secker, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'Just when the medical profession had given up on me and I on it, just when I seemed to be walled up in a life sentence of chronic pain, someone proposed a bizarre way out: sit still, they said, and breathe...' TEACH US TO SIT STILL is the visceral, thought-provoking and improbably entertaining story of Tim Parks' quest to overcome ill health.
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Named Person: Tim Parks; Tim Parks; Tim Parks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Parks
ISBN: 9781846553998 1846553997
OCLC Number: 559844552
Awards: Shortlisted for Wellcome Trust Book Prize 2010.
Description: 335 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Tim Parks.

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Bedevilled by a crippling condition which nobody could explain or relieve, the author confronts hard truths about the relationship between the mind and the body, the hectic modern world and his life  Read more...

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