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The River of Consciousness

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Description for The River of Consciousness Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: BT; JM; MBS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 153. .
Two weeks before his death, Oliver Sacks outlined the contents of The River of Consciousness, the last book he would oversee. The best-selling author of On the Move, Musicophilia, and The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, Sacks is known for his illuminating case histories about people living with neurological conditions at the far borderlands of human experience. But his grasp of science was not restricted to neuroscience or medicine; he was fascinated by the issues, ideas, and questions of all the sciences. That wide-ranging expertise and passion informs the perspective of this book, in which he interrogates ... Read more

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About Oliver Sacks
Oliver Sacks was born in 1933 in London and was educated at Queen's College, Oxford. He completed his medical training at San Francisco's Mount Zion Hospital and at UCLA before moving to New York, where he soon encountered the patients whom he would write about in his book Awakenings. Dr Sacks spent almost fifty years working as ... Read more

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Brilliant, beautiful, and funny . . . Sacks was one of the finest science writers - well read, scientifically exact and literary . . . This collection meets the standard of his previous work . . . Sacks's love of the natural world as well as the human one is contagious. The breadth of his interests encourages his readers to ... Read more

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