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Author Sacks, Oliver, 1933-2015

Title On the move : a life / Oliver Sacks.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2015.
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 Naper Blvd. Adult Biography  616.80092 SAC    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Biography  616.80092 SAC    AVAILABLE
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Description 397 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm.
Note Includes index.
"This is a Borzoi book."
Contents On the move -- Leaving the nest -- San Francisco -- Muscle beach -- Out of reach -- Awakenings -- The bull on the mountain -- A matter of identity -- City island -- Voyages -- A new vision of the mind -- Home.
Summary Physician and writer Oliver Sacks recounts his experiences as a young neurologist; his physical passions--weight lifting and swimming; his love affairs, both romantic and intellectual; his guilt over leaving his family to come to America; his bond with his schizophrenic brother; and the writers and scientists--Thom Gunn, A. R. Luria, W. H. Auden, Gerald M. Edelman, Francis Crick--who influenced him.
Subject Sacks, Oliver, 1933-2015
Neurologists -- England -- Biography.
Neurologists -- Biography.
Genre Autobiographies.
ISBN 9780385352543 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0385352549 (hardcover : alk. paper)
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