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By Oliver Sacks

ISBN-10: 0671467808

ISBN-13: 9780671467807

The writer of twelve books, together with the bestselling Awakenings, the guy Who Mistook His spouse For a Hat, Musicophilia, and Hallucinations, Oliver Sacks is the world over well known for his compassionate method of sufferers tormented by profound neurological problems. but whilst an coincidence on an uninhabited mountain in Norway leaves Dr. Sacks with a critical leg damage, he turns into the sufferer. in the course of what must have been a regimen restoration interval, he studies an overpowering sensation that his injured leg is now absent from his physique, and certainly from his actual wisdom. In A Leg to face On, one in every of Dr. Sacks’ so much own works, this tense event is the start line of a desirable trip in the course of the mysteries of conception, the actual substance of our identities, and the adventure of being a patient.

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