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Awakenings

Sacks Oliver

9780330523677

BOOK DETAILS

Price: $24.99
Format: Paperback / softback
ISBN13: 9780330523677
Published: May 2012

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Hailed as a medical classic, and the subject of a major feature film as well as radio and stage plays, and various TV documentaries, Awakenings is the extraordinary account of a group of twenty patients. Rendered catatonic by the sleeping-sickness epidemic that swept the world just after the First World War, all twenty had spent forty years in hospital: motionless and speechless; aware of the world around them, but exhibiting no interest in it - until Dr Sacks administered the then-new drug, L-DOPA, which caused them, temporarily, to awake from their decades-long slumber.

Book details and technical specifications

Format: Paperback / softback
ISBN13: 9780330523677
Published: May 2012

Number of pages: 448
Width: 130 mm
Height: 197 mm
Depth: 27 mm

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

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