Oliver Sacks - The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat (2nd Hand Paperback)
- Format : Standard 2nd Hand Paperback.
- Condition : Very Good
- Category : Non-Fiction - Health, Medicine, Psychology & Self-Help
- Published : 1985 (this Ed. 2015 - Picador Classic)
- ISBN : 9781447275404
- SKU : B001506
- PPC : LL290
- RRP : £7.99
- Quantity Available : 1
Introduction by Will Self.
In his most extraordinary book, The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, 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; whose limbs have become alien; who are afflicted and yet are gifted with uncanny artistic or mathematical talents.
In Dr Sacks’s splendid and sympathetic telling, each tale is a unique and deeply human study of life struggling against incredible adversity.
A classic work of psychology, this international bestseller provides a groundbreaking insight into the human mind.
‘Oliver Sacks has become the world’s best-known neurologist. His case studies of broken minds offer brilliant insight into the mysteries of consciousness’ - The Guardian.
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