By Oliver Sacks
The writer of twelve books, together with the bestselling Awakenings, the fellow Who Mistook His spouse For a Hat, Musicophilia, and Hallucinations, Oliver Sacks is the world over popular for his compassionate method of sufferers plagued by profound neurological problems. but whilst an twist of fate on an uninhabited mountain in Norway leaves Dr. Sacks with a critical leg harm, he turns into the sufferer. in the course of what must have been a regimen restoration interval, he stories an overpowering sensation that his injured leg is now absent from his physique, and certainly from his actual information. In A Leg to face On, certainly one of Dr. Sacks’ so much own works, this aggravating event is the place to begin of a desirable trip in the course of the mysteries of belief, the actual substance of our identities, and the adventure of being a patient.
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