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Gratitude

Author: Oliver Sacks
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf ; Toronto : Alfred A. Knopf of Canada, 2019. ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Essay : Biography : English : First edition. Ninth PrintingView all editions and formats
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"In July 2013, Oliver Sacks turned eighty and wrote [a] ... piece in The New York Times about the prospect of old age and the freedom he envisioned for himself in binding together the thoughts and feelings of a lifetime. Eighteen months later, he was given a diagnosis of terminal cancer--which he announced publicly in another piece in The New York Times. Gratitude is Sacks's meditation on why life [continued] to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Oliver Sacks; Oliver Sacks
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Oliver Sacks
ISBN: 9780451492937 0451492935 9780345811363 0345811364 9780451492968 045149296X 9780345811370 0345811372
OCLC Number: 1124763913
Notes: "A Borzoi book"--Title page verso.
Description: xi, 45 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 18 cm
Contents: Mercury --
My own life --
My periodic table --
Sabbath.
Responsibility: Oliver Sacks ; [photographs by Bill Hayes].

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"In July 2013, Oliver Sacks turned eighty and wrote [a] ... piece in The New York Times about the prospect of old age and the freedom he envisioned for himself in binding together the thoughts and feelings of a lifetime. Eighteen months later, he was given a diagnosis of terminal cancer--which he announced publicly in another piece in The New York Times. Gratitude is Sacks's meditation on why life [continued] to enthrall him even as he [faced] the all-too-close presence of his own death, and how to live out the months that [remained] in the richest and deepest way possible"--

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