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Mind's Eye

ISBN-10: 0307473023

ISBN-13: 9780307473028

Edition: 2011

Authors: Oliver Sacks

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List price: $16.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/4/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Oliver Wolf Sacks is a neurologist and writer. He was born in London, England on July 9, 1933. Sacks earned his medical degree at Oxford University and performed his internship at Middlesex Hospital in London and Mount Zion Hospital in San Francisco. He completed his residency at UCLA. In 1965, Sacks became a clinical neurologist to the Little Sisters of the Poor and Beth Abraham Hospital. He also worked with the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Sacks' work in a Bronx charity hospital led him to write the book Awakenings in 1973. The book inspired a play by Harold Pinter and became a film starring Robert De Niro and Robin Williams. Sacks was also elected a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He also wrote Mind's Eye which made The NewYork Times Bestseller list for 2010.

Preface
Sight Reading
Recalled to Life
A Man of Letters
Face-Blind
Stereo Sue
Persistence of Vision: A Journal
The Mind's Eye
Bibliography
Index