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Author Sacks, Oliver, 1933-2015, author.

Title Everything in its place : first loves and last tales / Oliver Sacks.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2019.
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Description vi, 274 pages ; 22 cm
Note "This is a Borzoi book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-263) and index.
Contents Water babies -- Remembering South Kensington -- First love -- Humphry Davy : the poet of chemistry -- Libraries -- A journey inside the brain -- Cold storage -- Neurological dreams -- Nothingness -- Seeing God in the third millennium -- Hiccups and other curious behaviors -- Travels with Lowell -- Urge -- The catastrophe -- Dangerously well -- Tea and toast -- Telling -- The aging brain -- Kuru -- A summer of madness -- The lost virtues of the asylum -- Anybody out there? -- Clupeophilia -- Colorado Springs revisited -- Botanists on Park -- Greetings from the Island of Stability -- Reading the fine print -- The elephant's gait -- Orangutan -- Why we need gardens -- Night of the ginkgo -- Filter fish -- Life continues.
Summary "From the best-selling author of Gratitude and On the Move, a final volume of essays that showcases Sacks's broad range of interests--from his passions for ferns, swimming, and horsetails, to his final case histories exploring schizophrenia, dementia, and Alzheimer's. Oliver Sacks, scientist and storyteller, is beloved by readers for his neurological case histories, his fascination and familiarity with human behavior at its most unexpected and unfamiliar. Everything In Its Place is a celebration of Sacks's myriad interests, all told with his characteristic compassion, erudition, and luminous prose"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Sacks, Oliver, 1933-2015.
Neurologists -- Biography.
ISBN 9780451492890 (hardcover)
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