The Island of the Colorblind

The Island of the Colorblind

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Oliver Sacks has always been fascinated by islands--their remoteness, their mystery, above all the unique forms of life they harbor. For him, islands conjure up equally the romance of Melville and Stevenson, the adventure of Magellan and Cook, and the scientific wonder of Darwin and Wallace.

Drawn to the tiny Pacific atoll of Pingelap by intriguing reports of an isolated community of islanders born totally color-blind, Sacks finds himself setting up a clinic in a… (more)

Book Details  

Publisher: Vintage (November 14, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 336 pages

File size: 6.3 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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