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The Resource Everything in its place : first loves and last tales, Oliver Sacks

Everything in its place : first loves and last tales, Oliver Sacks

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Everything in its place : first loves and last tales
Title
Everything in its place
Title remainder
first loves and last tales
Statement of responsibility
Oliver Sacks
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A final volume of essays that showcase Sacks' broad range of interests from his passion for ferns, swimming, and horsetails, to his final case histories exploring schizophrenia, dementia, and Alzheimers. Oliver Sacks, scientist and storyteller, is beloved by readers for his neurological case histories and 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, told with his characteristic compassion and erudition
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"--
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Writing style
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10765955
Cataloging source
AU@
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1933-2015
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Sacks, Oliver
Dewey number
616.8
Index
index present
Literary form
essays
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True
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  • Sacks, Oliver
  • Essays
  • Mental illness
  • Neurologists
  • Neurologists
  • Neurologists
Target audience
adult
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first loves and last tales
Label
Everything in its place : first loves and last tales, Oliver Sacks
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2019
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Water babies -- Remembering South Kensington -- First love -- Humphry Davy : the poet of chemistry -- Libraries -- A journey inside the brain -- Cold storage -- Urge -- The catastrophe -- Nothingness -- Seeing God in the third millennium -- Neurological dreams -- Hiccups and other curious behaviors -- Travels with Lowell -- The divine curse -- Dangerously well -- The aging brain -- Tea and toast -- Telling -- Kuru -- Note on tauopathies -- A summer of madness -- The lost virtues of the asylum -- Hunting horsetails -- Colorado Springs revisited -- Clupeophilia -- Greetings from the Island of Stability -- Botanists on Park -- The elephant's gait -- Orangutan -- Life continues -- Night of the ginkgo -- Filter fish -- Anybody out there? -- Pocket spectroscope
Control code
000065268670
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
vi, 273 pages
Isbn
9781509821792
Lccn
be2019014850
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1100581042
Label
Everything in its place : first loves and last tales, Oliver Sacks
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2019
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Water babies -- Remembering South Kensington -- First love -- Humphry Davy : the poet of chemistry -- Libraries -- A journey inside the brain -- Cold storage -- Urge -- The catastrophe -- Nothingness -- Seeing God in the third millennium -- Neurological dreams -- Hiccups and other curious behaviors -- Travels with Lowell -- The divine curse -- Dangerously well -- The aging brain -- Tea and toast -- Telling -- Kuru -- Note on tauopathies -- A summer of madness -- The lost virtues of the asylum -- Hunting horsetails -- Colorado Springs revisited -- Clupeophilia -- Greetings from the Island of Stability -- Botanists on Park -- The elephant's gait -- Orangutan -- Life continues -- Night of the ginkgo -- Filter fish -- Anybody out there? -- Pocket spectroscope
Control code
000065268670
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
vi, 273 pages
Isbn
9781509821792
Lccn
be2019014850
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1100581042

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