An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales

Version: Unabridged
Author: Oliver Sacks
Narrator: Jonathan Davis , Oliver Sacks
Genres: Fiction & Literature, Non-Fiction, Essays & Anthologies, Psychology
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Published In: June 2013
# of Units: 10 CDs
Length: 11 hours, 38 minutes
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To these seven narratives of neurological disorder Dr. Sacks brings the same humanity, poetic observation, and infectious sense of wonder that are apparent in his bestsellers Awakenings and The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat. These men, women, and one extraordinary child emerge as brilliantly adaptive personalities, whose conditions have not so much debilitated them as ushered them into another reality.

Author Details

Author Details

Sacks, Oliver

Dr. Oliver Sacks was born in London in 1933 and was educated in London, Oxford, California, and New York. His concern has always been with individuals, as they cope with extraordinary neurological difficulties, and lately this concern has widened to embrace communities, such as the deaf, and their collective and creative adaptations to biological predicaments. Dr. Sacks lives in New York, where he is Professor of Neurology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.