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Gratitude

Author: Oliver Sacks
Publisher: London : Picacor, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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During the last few months of his life, Oliver Sacks wrote a set of essays in which he explored his feelings about completing a life and coming to terms with his own death. "It is the fate of every human being," Sacks writes, "to be a unique individual, to find his own path, to live his own life, to die his own death." Together, these four essays form an ode to the uniqueness of each human being and to gratitude for  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version :
Named Person: Oliver Sacks; Oliver Sacks
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Oliver Sacks
ISBN: 9781743548936 1743548931 9781509822799 1509822798
OCLC Number: 972507839
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations
Details: Requires Adobe Digital editions 1.7.2 or higher.
Responsibility: Oliver Sacks.

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As Dr Sacks looked back over his long, adventurous life his final thoughts were of gratitude. In a series of remarkable, beautifully written and uplifting meditations, Dr Sacks reflects on and gives  Read more...

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Four short beautiful essays by the celebrated late neurologist on his feelings as he came toward the end of his life - a slight but poignant read -- Sally Magnusson * Herald * Essays that capture the Read more...

 
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