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On the Move: A Life - Oliver Sacks
On the Move: A Life
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An impassioned, tender, and joyous memoir by the author of Musicophilia and The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat. 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... show more
An impassioned, tender, and joyous memoir by the author of Musicophilia and The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat. 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 motorcy
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780345808967
Publisher: Macmillan
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
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JL's Bibliomania
JL's Bibliomania rated it
3.0 On The Move
Way back when, I devoured The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Awakenings. I heard about On The Move during the RadioLab tribute to Dr. Sacks soon after his death, so I gave it a go. It was well enough done, but I didn’t find On The Move all that gripping. Not being a devoted groupie, it wa...
Ruined by Reading
Ruined by Reading rated it
4.0 Swan Song
Too bad there's no bittersweet emoji. (And ironic that a website that dedicates itself to the discussion of books would want us to distill our ideas about a thing made of many words to a little yellow circle. Aren't we all here to avoid this?) Anyway. This is Oliver Sacks love letter to the worl...
Wanda's Book Reviews
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3.5 On the Move / Oliver Sacks
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 wi...
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