The Man who Mistook His Wife for a Hat
In his most extraordinary book, Oliver Sacks recounts the stories of patients lost in the bizarre, apparently inescapable world of neurological disorders. These are case studies of people who have lost their memories and with them the greater part of their pasts; who are no longer able to recognise people or common objects. In Dr Sacks's splendid and sympathetic telling, each tale is a unique and deeply human study of life struggling against incredible adversity.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - KurtWombat - LibraryThing
Imagine that you wake up one morning with a hand at your throat trying to strangle you. You scream out in alarm waking your spouse who turns on the light and finds that it is your own hand at your ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - pdill8 - LibraryThing
The book is a collection of brief outlines of some interesting patients of the late neuroscientist, Oliver Sacks, of “Awakenings” fame. While the book is a bit dated- some of the terminologies, etc ... Read full review