On The Move
A Life
 
Oliver Sacks
Price  499.00
When Oliver Sacks was twelve years old, a perceptive schoolmaster wrote in his report: 'Sacks will go far, if he does not go too far'. It is now abundantly clear that Sacks has never stopped going. From its opening pages on his youthful obsession with motorcycles and speed, On the Move is infused with his restless energy. As he recounts his experiences as a young neurologist in the early 1960s, first in California and then in New York, where he discovered a long-forgotten illness in the back wards of a chronic hospital, as well as with a group of patients who would define his life, it becomes clear that Sacks's earnest desire for engagement has occasioned unexpected encounters and travels - sending him through bars and alleys, over oceans, and across continents.
ISBN 9781447264064Category Non-fictionSubcategory Autobiography:General
Publisher Pan Macmillan IndiaImprint PicadorPublished 25/02/2016
Format B FormatBinding PaperbackPage extent 256
 
 
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