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Product Description: To many people, hallucinations imply madness, but in fact they are a common part of the human experience. These sensory distortions range from the shimmering zigzags of a visual migraine to powerful visions brought on by fever, injuries, drugs, sensory deprivation, exhaustion, or even grief...read more

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9780307947437 | 1 edition (Vintage Books, July 2, 2013), cover price $15.95 | also contains Hallucinations, Hallucinations | About this edition: To many people, hallucinations imply madness, but in fact they are a common part of the human experience.

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Product Description: With compassion and insight, Dr. Oliver Sacks again illuminates the mysteries of the brain by introducing us to some remarkable characters, including Pat, who remains a vivacious communicator despite the stroke that deprives her of speech, and Howard, a novelist who loses the ability to read...read more

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9780307473028 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, October 4, 2011), cover price $15.00 | also contains The Mind's Eye | About this edition: With compassion and insight, Dr.

Miscellaneous:

9780307594556 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, October 26, 2010, cover price $26.95

Miscellaneous:

9780307267917 | Vintage Books, September 23, 2008, cover price $15.95

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Product Description: In his most extraordinary audiobook, “one of the great clinical writers of the twentieth century” (The New York Times) recounts the case histories of patients lost in the bizarre, apparently inescapable world of neurological disorders...read more

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9780671554712, titled "The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales" | Summit Books, December 1, 1985, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Presents a series of stories about men and women who, representing both medical and literary oddities, raise fundamental questions about the nature of reality

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9780684853949 | Touchstone Books, April 2, 1998, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Presents a series of stories about men and women who, representing both medical and literary oddities, raise fundamental questions about the nature of reality
9780060970796 | Reprint edition (Harpercollins, January 1, 1987), cover price $13.00 | About this edition: Presents a series of stories about men and women who, representing both medical and literary oddities, raise fundamental questions about the nature of reality

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9781559943680 | Harperaudio, November 1, 1990, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: A collection of fascinating clinical tales that present a humorous and touching investigation into the human mind, 2 cassettes.

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9781439503058 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, June 26, 2008), cover price $24.00 | About this edition: In his most extraordinary audiobook, “one of the great clinical writers of the twentieth century” (The New York Times) recounts the case histories of patients lost in the bizarre, apparently inescapable world of neurological disorders.

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A memoir of the scientific wonder of youth by the distinguished neurologist and author describes his fascination with metals, gasses, and chemicals, expecially 'Uncle Tungsten,' and with unravelling the complex mysteries of the world around him.

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9780786241484 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, May 1, 2002), cover price $30.95 | About this edition: A memoir of the scientific wonder of youth by the distinguished neurologist and author describes his fascination with metals, gasses, and chemicals, expecially 'Uncle Tungsten,' and with unravelling the complex mysteries of the world around him.
9780375404481 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, October 1, 2001, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Long before Oliver Sacks became a distinguished neurologist and bestselling writer, he was a small English boy fascinated by metals-also by chemical reactions (the louder and smellier the better), photography, squids and cuttlefish, H.

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9780375704048 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, October 1, 2002), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: A memoir of the scientific wonder of youth by the distinguished neurologist and author describes his fascination with metals, gasses, and chemicals, and with unravelling the complex mysteries of the world around him.

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9780606286688 | Demco Media, July 1, 2003, cover price $23.50 | About this edition: A memoir of the scientific wonder of youth by the distinguished neurologist and author describes his fascination with metals, gasses, and chemicals, and with unravelling the complex mysteries of the world around him.

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9781435297364 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, June 5, 2008), cover price $23.95
9780613708715 | Turtleback Books, September 1, 2002, cover price $26.90 | About this edition: A memoir of the scientific wonder of youth by the distinguished neurologist and author describes his fascination with metals, gasses, and chemicals, and with unravelling the complex mysteries of the world around him.

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Product Description: What goes on in human beings when they make or listen to music? What is it about music, what gives it such peculiar power over us, power delectable and beneficent for the most part, but also capable of uncontrollable and sometimes destructive force? Music has no concepts, it lacks images; it has no power of representation, it has no relation to the world...read more

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9780676979794 | Rev exp edition (Vintage, September 23, 2008), cover price $21.00 | also contains Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain, Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain | About this edition: What goes on in human beings when they make or listen to music?
9780127392219, titled "Understanding and Designing Market Research" | Academic Pr, October 1, 1992, cover price $32.00 | also contains Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain, Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain, Understanding and Designing Market Research | About this edition: Looks at the varied and sometimes complicated array of techniques which is known collectively as marketing research.

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Collects forty-four key segments from the late renowned paleontologist and evolutionary biologist's best-selling and award-winning books, papers, and essays, in a collection that includes an assortment of previously unpublished articles and speeches.
By Paul Mcgarr (editor), Steven P. R. Rose (editor) and Oliver W. Sacks (foreword by)

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9780393064988 | W W Norton & Co Inc, May 1, 2007, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Collects forty-four key segments from the late paleontologist and evolutionary biologist's books, papers, and essays, in a collection that includes an assortment of previously unpublished articles and speeches.

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A literary travel memoir by the acclaimed neurologist recounts his odyssey to the Mexican province of Oaxaca with a group of fellow fern enthusiasts, offering a portrait of the region, its people, and its many natural wonders.

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9781426201608 | Natl Geographic Society, April 17, 2007, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: A literary travel memoir recounts the author's odyssey to the Mexican province of Oaxaca with a group of fellow fern enthusiasts as he offers a portrait of the region, its people, and its many natural wonders.

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Product Description: The captivating subject of Oliver Sack's Anthropologist on Mars, here is Temple Grandin's personal account of living with autism extraordinary gift of animal empathy has transformed her world and ours.Temple Grandin is renowned throughout the world as a designer of livestock holding equipment...read more
By Oliver W. Sacks (foreword by)

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9781417765010 | Turtleback Books, January 10, 2006, cover price $25.70 | About this edition: The captivating subject of Oliver Sack's Anthropologist on Mars, here is Temple Grandin's personal account of living with autism extraordinary gift of animal empathy has transformed her world and ours.

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A literary travel memoir by the acclaimed neurologist recounts his odyssey to the Mexican province of Oaxaca with a group of fellow fern enthusiasts, offering a portrait of the region, its people, and its many natural wonders.

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9780792265214 | Natl Geographic Society, March 1, 2002, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: A literary travel memoir by the acclaimed neurologist and author of Awakenings recounts his odyssey to the Mexican province of Oaxaca witha group of fellow fern enthusiasts as he offers an insightful portrait of the region, its people, and its many natural wonders.

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9780792242086 | Natl Geographic Society, October 1, 2005, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: A literary travel memoir by the acclaimed neurologist recounts his odyssey to the Mexican province of Oaxaca with a group of fellow fern enthusiasts, offering a portrait of the region, its people, and its many natural wonders.

Using case studies drawn from her own practice and personal experience, the author delves into the condition of chronic pain in order to help readers understand its complexities. Original.

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9780472030828 | Univ of Michigan Pr, July 15, 2005, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Using case studies drawn from her own practice and personal experience, the author delves into the condition of chronic pain in order to help readers understand its complexities.

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9788433962195 | Editorial Anagrama, July 1, 2005, cover price $47.90

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A compelling compilation of writings by the neurologist-author of Awakenings includes 'Uncle Tungsten,' 'Stinks and Bangs,' and 'Cannery Row' from Uncle Tungsten, as well as a selection of excerpts from Seeing Voices, Awakenings, The ISland of the Colorblind, and Migraine. Original. 25,000 first printing.

Paperback:

9781400033973 | Vintage Books, January 1, 2004, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: A compelling compilation of writings by the neurologist-author of Awakenings includes 'Uncle Tungsten,' 'Stinks and Bangs,' and 'Cannery Row' from Uncle Tungsten, as well as a selection of excerpts from Seeing Voices, Awakenings, The ISland of the Colorblind, and Migraine.

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Collects top articles from numerous publications to cover the full range of scientific inquiry, including biochemistry, physics, astronomy, genetics, evolutionary theory, and cognition to represent the year's most significant scientific developments.
By Jesse Cohen (editor) and Oliver W. Sacks (editor)

Hardcover:

9780066211633 | Ecco Pr, September 1, 2003, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: Presents essays on animals, the universe, physics, flowers, and other topics by contributors including Peter Canby, Natalie Angier, Michael Klesius, and Joseph D'Agnese.

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9780060936518 | Perennial, September 1, 2003, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Presents essays on animals, the universe, physics, flowers, and other topics by contributors including Peter Canby, Natalie Angier, Michael Klesius, and Joseph D'Agnese.

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Product Description: Book by Sacks, Oliver W.

Hardcover:

9789706517159 | Oceano De Mexico, June 1, 2003, cover price $16.19 | About this edition: Book by Sacks, Oliver W.

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A literary travel memoir recounts the author's odyssey to the Mexican province of Oaxaca with a group of fellow fern enthusiasts as he offers a portrait of the region, its people, and its many natural wonders.

Hardcover:

9788482982861 | Rba Publicaciones Editores revistas, December 1, 2002, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: A literary travel memoir recounts the author's odyssey to the Mexican province of Oaxaca with a group of fellow fern enthusiasts as he offers a portrait of the region, its people, and its many natural wonders.

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A renowned neurologist investigates the world of the deaf, examining their past and present treatment at the hands of society, and assesses the value and significance of sign language. Reprint. 12,500 first printing. (view table of contents)

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9780520060838 | Univ of California Pr, August 1, 1989, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: A renowned neurologist investigates the world of the deaf, examining their past and present treatment at the hands of society, and assesses the value of sign language

Paperback:

9780375704079 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, December 1, 2000), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: A neurologist investigates the world of the deaf, examining their past and present treatment at the hands of society, and assesses the value and significance of sign language.
9780060973476 | Reprint edition (Harpercollins, October 1, 1990), cover price $12.00 | About this edition: A renowned neurologist investigates the world of the deaf, examining their past and present treatment at the hands of society, and assesses the value and significance of sign language

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9781559942775 | Harperaudio, September 1, 1990, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Oliver Sacks turns his attention to the subject of deafness, and the results is a beautiful, moving book that not only takes readers into the unfathomable world of the deaf, but offers a dee ply felt portraits of a minority struggle for recognition and respect.

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The best-selling author of Awakenings describes the symptoms and history of migraine headaches, identifies the foods and conditions that may provoke attacks, and examines possible treatments for this devastating ailment. Reprint. 12,500 first printing. (view table of contents)

Hardcover:

9780520081017 | Rev exp su edition (Univ of California Pr, October 1, 1992), cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Describes the symptoms and history of migraine headaches, identifies foods and conditions which may provoke attacks, and discusses the possible treatments

Paperback:

9780375704062 | Rev exp edition (Vintage Books, September 1, 1999), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: The best-selling author of Awakenings describes the symptoms and history of migraine headaches, identifies the foods and conditions that may provoke attacks, and examines possible treatments for this devastating ailment.
9780520082236 | Rev exp edition (Univ of California Pr, December 1, 1992), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Describes the symptoms and history of migraine headaches, identifies foods and conditions which may provoke attacks, and discusses the possible treatments

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A compassionate, literary account describes the author's work with institutionalized patients at Mount Carmel hospital and the dramatic effects of the drug LDOPA on twenty patients suffering from encephalitic Parkinsonism. Reprint. 15,000 first printing. (view table of contents)

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9780809590353 | Borgo Pr, June 1, 1991, cover price $31.00
9780844662770 | Peter Smith Pub Inc, January 1, 1990, cover price $25.50 | About this edition: “Compulsively readable.
9780671648343 | Reissue edition (Summit Books, September 1, 1987), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Describes the effects of the drug L-DOPA on twenty patients with encephalitic Parkinsonism

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9780375704055 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, September 1, 1999), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Describes the author's work with institutionalized patients at Mount Carmel Hospital and the dramatic effects of the drug L-DOPA on twenty patients suffering from encephalitic Parkinsonism
9780060973681 | Reprint edition (Perennial, November 1, 1990), cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Describes the effects of the drug L-DOPA on twenty patients with encephalitic Parkinsonism
9780525483502 | Reissue edition (E P Dutton, September 1, 1987), cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Awakenings--which inspired the major motion picture--is the remarkable story of a group of patients who contracted sleeping-sickness during the great epidemic just after World War I.
9780394716459 | New rev edition (Random House Inc, July 1, 1976), cover price $2.95 | About this edition: Describes the effects of the drug L-DOPA on twenty patients with encephalitic Parkinsonism

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9781559943697 | Harperaudio, December 1, 1990, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: “Compulsively readable.
9780804511766 | Unabridged edition (Spoken Arts, December 1, 1987), cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Awakenings — which inspired the major motion picture — is the remarkable story of a group of patients who contracted sleeping-sickness during the great epidemic just after World War I.

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Product Description: This volume comprises seven essays revised from versions presented at a spring 1997 symposium organized by the Sigmund Freud Society; some are translations from the German. The contributors look closely at Freud's neuroscientific research early in his career and propose that although subsequent interests led him away from neurohistory and clinical neurology, his concepts of psychotherapy were developed on the same scientific foundations that shaped his early work...read more
By Giselher Guttmann (editor), Oliver W. Sacks (editor) and Inge Scholz-Strasser (editor)

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9783700127406 | Austrian Academy of Sciences, March 1, 1999, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: This volume comprises seven essays revised from versions presented at a spring 1997 symposium organized by the Sigmund Freud Society; some are translations from the German.

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Product Description: Oliver Sacks has always been fascinated by islands--their remoteness, their mystery, above all the unique forms of life they harbor. For him, islands conjure up equally the romance of Melville and Stevenson, the adventure of Magellan and Cook, and the scientific wonder of Darwin and Wallace...read more

Hardcover:

9780517356890, titled "The Island of the Colorblind" | Random House Value Pub, January 1, 1999, cover price $3.99 | About this edition: Oliver Sacks has always been fascinated by islands--their remoteness, their mystery, above all the unique forms of life they harbor.
9780517278956 | Random House Value Pub, November 1, 1998, cover price $3.99 | About this edition: "An explorer of that most wondrous of islands, the human brain," writes D.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780679452485, titled "The Island of the Colorblind" | Abridged edition (Random House, January 1, 1997), cover price $18.00 | About this edition: The author describes his journey to the islands of the Pacific, recounting a stay on an island inhabited by an isolated colorblind community and his investigation into a baffling neurodegenerative paralysis on Guam.

Product Description: Tras su celebrado Con tal de no morir, el autor nos entrega un segundo libro de relatos en el que vuelve a brillar la peculiar fusion de lo cotidiano y lo extrano, lo humoristico y lo patetico, en titulos como A su edad, una incisiva parabola contemporanea, o Un sueno de la diosa, con su sugestivo trasfondo hindu...read more

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9789706511508 | Oceano De Mexico, June 1, 1998, cover price $21.50 | About this edition: Tras su celebrado Con tal de no morir, el autor nos entrega un segundo libro de relatos en el que vuelve a brillar la peculiar fusion de lo cotidiano y lo extrano, lo humoristico y lo patetico, en titulos como A su edad, una incisiva parabola contemporanea, o Un sueno de la diosa, con su sugestivo trasfondo hindu.

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A neurologist describes his struggle to recover from a mountain climbing accident and examines the effects of a neural injury on the sense of self (view table of contents)

Hardcover:

9780671467807 | Simon & Schuster, July 1, 1984, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A neurologist describes his struggle to recover from a mountain climbing accident and examines the effects of a neural injury on the sense of self

Paperback:

9780684853956 | Reprint edition (Touchstone Books, April 29, 1998), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: A neurologist describes his struggle to recover from a mountain climbing accident and examines the effects of a neural injury on the sense of self
9780060925444 | Reissue edition (Perennial, May 1, 1994), cover price $12.50

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The best-selling author of The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat describes his journey to the remote islands of the Pacific--one that is inhabited by an isolated colorblind community and another that is the site of a baffling neurodegenerative paralysis. Reprint. 75,000 first printing. NYT.

Hardcover:

9780679451143 | 1 edition (Alfred a Knopf Inc, January 1, 1997), cover price $24.00 | About this edition: The author describes his journey to islands of the Pacific, one inhabited by an isolated colorblind community and one site of a baffling neurodegenerative paralysis

Paperback:

9780375700736 | Vintage Books, December 1, 1997, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: The author describes his journey to islands of the Pacific where the natives displayed unusual concentrations of diseases

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