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On the move : a life
On the move : a life
Sacks, Oliver Wolf, 1933-20152016
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Physician and writer Oliver Sacks recounts his experiences as a young neurologist; his physical passions--weight lifting and swimming; his love affairs, both romantic and intellectual; his guilt over leaving his family to come to America; his bond with his schizophrenic brother; and the writers and scientists--Thom Gunn, A. R. Luria, W. H. Auden, Gerald M. Edelman, Francis Crick--who influenced him.
Main title:
On the move : a life / Oliver Sacks.
Imprint:
London : Picador, 2016.
Collation:
397 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : ill. (some col.), ports. (some col.) ; 20 cm.
Notes:
Includes index.Originally published: 2015.
Contents:
On the move -- Leaving the nest -- San Francisco -- Muscle beach -- Out of reach -- Awakenings -- The bull on the mountain -- A matter of identity -- City island -- Voyages -- A new vision of the mind -- Home.
ISBN:
97814472640649780385352543
Dewey class:
616.80092616.8
Language:
English
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Beaumaris LibraryBiography616.8 SACAvailable
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