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Author
Oliver Sacks.
Publisher Knopf  
Format hardcover
Product Dimensions 8.5 x 5.75 x 1.15 inches
ISBN 9780307272089
Pages/Publication Date 263/2010
Daedalus Item Code 31061
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(New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 2010) This fascinating book from neurologist Oliver Sacks—who also gave us Hallucinations, Musicophilia, and Awakenings—introduces us to people who have relearned to navigate the world and communicate with others despite losing what might seem indispensable senses and abilities. Lilian, for example, is a concert pianist who became unable to read music and was eventually unable even to recognize everyday objects; Sue, a neurobiologist, saw with only one eye at a time until she suddenly acquired 3-D vision in midlife. And Pat, following a stroke, became an energized, active member of her community despite the fact that she could no longer utter a sentence. Sacks explores surprising sensorial paradoxes—people who can see perfectly well but cannot recognize their own children, and blind people who become hyper-visual or who navigate by "tongue vision"—while considering such fundamental questions as: How do we see? How do we think? How important is internal imagery, or vision, for that matter? And why is it that, although writing is only 5,000 years old, humans have a seemingly innate potential for reading?
 
 
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