The man who mistook his wife for a hat and other clinical tales

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Perennial Library, Jan 1, 1987 - Medical - 243 pages
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A major bestseller and already acclaimed as a science classic, this collection of 20 true tales of individuals stricken with astonishing neurological disorders has sold over 70,000 copies. (Pscyhology)

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Sacks is a skilled writer. - Goodreads
The writing is not good. - Goodreads
His way of writing is definitely NOT reader friendly. - Goodreads
I was somewhat disappointed by the writing as well. - Goodreads

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I was really looking forward to reading this book after seeing it on many "must read" lists, and was very disappointed. Oliver Sacks, I am sorry to say, is a complete windbag. The individual cases are ... Read full review

Review: The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales

User Review  - Kelly - Goodreads

Kind of a strange choice for someone who's just undergone brain surgery, I suppose, but thankfully my case was much less interesting. Note: This review applies to the audiobook. I might have found the ... Read full review

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Contents

Introduction page
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The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat page
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The Lost Mariner page
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Copyright

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About the author (1987)

Oliver Sacks is the author of "Awakenings, The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat," and many other books, for which he has received numerous awards, including the Hawthornden Prize, a Polk Award, and a Guggenheim Fellowship. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and lives in New York City, where he is a practicing neurologist.

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