Category: Neurology & Clinical Neurophysiology


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Awakenings [used book]

By: Oliver Sacks

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Picador: 1990

Seller ID: 003906

ISBN: 0330320912

Condition: Good

'The story of a disease that plunged its victims into a prison of viscous time, and the drug that catapulted them out of it' Guardian Hailed as a medical classic, and the subject of a major feature film as well as radio and stage plays, and various TV documentaries, Awakenings is the extraordinary account of a group of twenty patients. Rendered catatonic by the sleeping-sickness epidemic that swept the world just after the First World War, all twenty had spent forty years in hospital: motionless and speechless; aware of the world around them, but exhibiting no interest in it until Dr Sacks adm... View more info