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leg to stand on

Oliver Sacks

leg to stand on

by Oliver Sacks

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Published by Perennial Library in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Sacks, Oliver W.,
    • Neurologists -- England -- Biography.,
    • People with disabilities -- England -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Reprint. Originally published: New York : Summit Books, c1984.

      StatementOliver Sacks.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRC339.52.S23 A35 1987
      The Physical Object
      Pagination222 p. ;
      Number of Pages222
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2740756M
      ISBN 100060970820
      LC Control Number86045685

      A Leg to Stand On: N/A - eBook () by Lois Olson. Title: A Leg to Stand On: N/A - eBook By: Lois Olson Format: DRM Free ePub Vendor: WestBow Press Publication Date: ISBN: ISBN Stock No: WWEBFormat: Ebook. A Leg to Stand On Summary. This memoir relates the experience of noted neurologist and author Oliver Sacks, who, after years of having a position of authority over his patients, experiences a severe injury and discovers what it feels like to become a patient himself.

      Dr. Oliver Sacks's books Awakenings, An Anthropologist on Mars and the bestselling The Man Who Mistook His Wife For a Hat have been acclaimed for their extraordinary compassion in the treatment of patients affected with profound disorders. In A Leg to Stand On, it is Sacks himself who is the patient: an encounter with a bull on a desolate mountain in Norway has left him with .   A Leg to Stand On is both an account of Sacks’ ordeal and subsequent recovery, and an exploration of the ways in which mind and body are inextricably linked. The Learning Store. Shop books, stationery, devices and other learning essentials. Click here to access the store. Special offers and product promotions Reviews:

      About A Leg to Stand On. Here the doctor becomes a patient, as Dr. Sacks chronicles the mountaineering accident which left him with the uncanny feeling of being “legless,” and raises profound questions of the physical basis of identity. A Leg To Stand On, Inc. is a US Based (C)3 EIN & UK Based Charity © Hours. Mon 9am to 5pm. Tue 9am to 5pm. Wed 9am to 5pm. Thu 9am to 5pm. Fri 9am to 5pm. About us. Financials. Get our emails. Videos. Contact us. The Community. Donate.


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