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On the Move
  • ISBN: 9781529087451
  • Pages: 448
  • Publisher: Pan Macmillan
  • Binding: Paperback

On the Move

A Life

Oliver Sacks

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Dr Sacks recounts his experiences as a young neurologist in the early 1960s, first in California and then in New York, where he discovers a long-forgotten illness in the back wards of a chronic hospital, and a group of patients who would define his life.

On the Move is the story of a brilliantly unconventional physician and writer.

Reviewed by Grant McIntyre in Slightly Foxed Issue 79.

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