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The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat

The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat (EPUB ebook)

By Sacks, Oliver

In his most extraordinary book, "one of the greatest clinical writers of the 20th century" (New York Times) recounts the case histories of patients lost in the bizarre, apparently inescapable world of neurological disorders.It tells the stories of individuals afflicted with fanta...stic perceptual and intellectual aberrations: patients who have lost their memories and with them the greater part of their pasts; who are no longer able to recognise people and common objects; who have been dismissed as retarded yet are gifted with uncanny artistic or mathematical talents. If inconceivably strange, these brilliant tales remain, in Dr Sacks splendid and sympathetic retelling, deeply human.
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ISBN 9781743290026
Published 1 Apr 2009
Publisher Pan Macmillan
Available in EPUB format
Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
Language en
Series Picador Classic

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ISBN-13 9781743290026
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher Pan Macmillan
Imprint Picador
Released 1 Apr 2009
Publication Country
Format EPUB ebook
Author(s) By Sacks, Oliver
Series Picador Classic
Category Literature: Texts
Literature: Special Interest
Physiological & Neuro-Psychology
Popular Psychology
Number of Pages 256
Dimensions Not specified
Dewey Code 616.8909
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age 18+ years
Reading Age 18+ years